Economic Opportunity

New Jersey Must Make Higher Education a Priority Again

The new governor and legislature taking the reins in 2018 must begin to reset state investments and support for public higher education. New Jersey’s future depends on it.

Tax Credit Delays Continue to Hurt New Jersey Families

State’s EITC ‘fraud screening’ process targets the most vulnerable taxpayers.

16-Cent Wage Hike is Not Enough for New Jersey’s Low-Paid Workers

Gradually increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour is urgently needed.

Fast Facts: DACA Directive Dims the Future of Thousands of Young New Jersey Immigrants

Only eight states have a higher number of DACA recipients than New Jersey.

Census Data: Many New Jersey Families Being Left Behind

The overall economy is growing, and the outlook is improving – but not for everyone.