higher education

Christie Signs Six New Bills Into Law

From today’s Trenton list: S-260/ACS for A-452 (Connors, Van Drew/Mazzeo, Andrzejczak, Jimenez, Vainieri Huttle, Benson, Wimberly, Gove, Rumpf) – Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental assistance program for veterans S-793/A-4474 (Sarlo, Cunningham/Jasey) – Prohibits president or other employee of public institution of higher education from taking final action on purchase of […]

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Constructing Our Fiscal Destruction

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Sorry, Save Jerseyans, but this one is a little extra hard to swallow because I told you what would happen. And here we are in record time. Do you remember Election 2012’s Ballot Question #1? Euphemistically designated the “Building Our Future Bond Act” and backed by both Governor Chris Christie and the […]

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New Jersey’s Ballot Question #1 is a Big Labor Stimulus Package

Two weeks ago, Save Jerseyans, I laid out my case against New Jersey’s Ballot Question #1. I summarized the suspect intent of this horrendous referendum’s framers as follows: At best, it mistakenly seeks to cure a symptom in lieu of addressing the real problem. At worst, it’s a wasteful stimulus for education bureaucrats who won’t […]

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Vote “NO” On Question #1

Election Day is four weeks from today, Save Jerseyans. I know we’re all focused on the presidential contest, but there’s real work to be done here at home. For example, we have a ballot initiative that needs to be voted DOWN. Question #1 on your November 6th ballot, “Building Our Future Bond Act,” authorizes the […]

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Federal Government to Blame for Rising Education Costs

The rising cost of higher education (specifically Rutgers) has reached the front page of the Courier-Post, Save Jerseyans.  The article, Student loans are becoming a burden, published yesterday discusses not only the rising cost of receiving a collegiate education but also the debt student incur while pursuing the degree of their choice.  The author blames, […]

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Santorum is Right: College Isn’t the Answer for Everyone!

The real “devil” is in the details of our educational system, Save Jerseyans, and Rick Santorum is on his tail. Senator Santorum is getting a lot of grief today for challenging a sacred cow of our society: the contemporary notion that EVERY American child must aspire to a four year college degree. But do we really […]

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R.I.P. Rutgers Camden

I’m feeling blue this morning staring at the juris doctorate degree hanging on my office wall, Save Jerseyans. It was awarded after a lot of hard work by the “Rutgers Camden School of Law.” Not Rutgers New Brunswick or Newark. Not Rowan University or some out-of-state institution in NY or PA. Rather, I earned it […]

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