Erica Boland

Erica BolandDigital Communications Manager, develops and executes NJPP’s digital and video strategy, translating complex policy topics into stories that entertain as much as they inform.

Friday Facts and Figures: April 1, 2022

Senate Budget Chair Paul Sarlo calls for multi-year budgeting. New bill would expand language access. The NJPP team just got bigger!

Friday Facts and Figures: March 25, 2022

The Affordable Care Act turns 12, New Jersey has a strong jobs report, and legal cannabis sales are delayed again — but for good reason.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 18, 2022

New report details the benefits of the Child Tax Credit. Lawmakers try to dismantle bail reform. Foundations propose a new public health institute.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 11, 2022

Budget season is back, featuring a full pension payment, more funding for schools, a healthy surplus, and a new property tax relief program.

Friday Facts and Figures: March 4, 2022

Governor Murphy unveils a new property tax relief program. New Jersey gets its first credit upgrade since 2005!

Read Across America Day Book Recommendations

NJPP staff shares their recommendations for books that have either helped shape their policy views or do what books do best: entertain, inform, and provide an escape.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 25, 2022

Excluded New Jerseyans Fund set to expire next week. State-level Child Tax Credit would make New Jersey a more affordable place to raise a family.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 18, 2022

Child poverty soared after the expanded Child Tax Credit expired. More teachers are retiring and fewer students are studying to become teachers.

Friday Facts and Figures: February 4, 2022

New legislation would make New Jersey more affordable for renters. New report outlines need for updating the schooling funding formula.

Friday Facts and Figures: January 28, 2022

Murphy administration restores funding for the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund. New report finds more funding is needed, however, to reach all excluded residents.