One-Stop Online Source for All Data to Make Government in NJ More Transparent

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed into law a measure that will increase the transparency and accountability of state agencies by making it easier for the public to find and get data and other information kept by the state government - all at one central online location.


Coding for Community Helps Towns, Cities Develop Apps on Their Wish Lists

Lauren Skowronski, director for community engagement for Sustainable Jersey New Jersey municipalities have a lot of good ideas for working smarter, growing greener, and becoming more open to the tech savvy, but many don't have the time, talent, or resources to make their dreams a reality. About two dozen towns have eagerly publicized their needs to…


Plans for Liberty Science Center expansion clear hurdle

JERSEY CITY -- New zoning approved by the City Council last week paves the way for a $280 million expansion of Liberty Science Center that will include a K-12 science and math-focused school, labs and a "scholars village" with residences for visiting scientists. The project, known as Scitech Scity, is slated for 16 acres of city-owned…


The check's in the mail, Rutgers tells vendors after tech glitches

NEW BRUNSWICK -- Rutgers University officials say they have made "significant progress" in paying a backlog of 12,650 unpaid bills as the school continues to try to resolve serious glitches in its new financial accounting computer system. The new system, called Cornerstone, was supposed to be the last major step in Rutgers' massive merger with the…


South Jersey Inches Closer to Better Phone Service, High-Speed Internet

Richard Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities The new year may bring some long-sought improvements to phone and Internet service for more than a dozen South Jersey communities. For the past couple of years, 16 communities have been pressing telecom giant Verizon to upgrade problem-plagued phone service and Internet connectivity in Cumberland and…





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