New Jersey Policy Perspective produces independent research and analysis on policy solutions to advance social, economic, and racial justice. From data-driven reports to policy briefs and explainers, we work to provide lawmakers, legislative staff, advocates, community leaders, and reporters with the facts and figures behind the most pressing policy issues facing the Garden State.
New Jersey’s School Re-openings Are Racially Unequal
Friday Facts and Figures: October 2, 2020
New bill would codify Roe v. Wade in state law and expand access to abortion care.
Friday Facts and Figures: September 25, 2020
New Jersey is one step closer to enacting a millionaires tax.
Census 2019: Poverty in New Jersey Remains Higher Than Pre-Recession Levels
Census 2019: New Jersey’s Uninsured Rate Increased for the First Time in Years
Support Young Workers by Expanding the EITC
Friday Facts and Figures: September 18, 2020
Deal reached on millionaires tax, but there is still much more work to done to advance racial equity and economic justice.
Proposed Regulations Threaten Driver’s License Expansion Law
Taxing High Speed Financial Transactions: An Answer to New Jersey’s Fiscal Crisis?
Friday Facts and Figures: September 11, 2020
Food insecurity on the rise. New Jersey surpasses 2010's census self-report rate.
New Jersey’s Budget Must Reject Austerity to Fund the COVID-19 Recovery
Labor Day Snapshot: How New Jersey Can Honor Workers and Improve Economic Security
Friday Facts and Figures: September 4, 2020
New Jersey is setting an example other states should follow.
Friday Facts and Figures: August 28, 2020
Here's everything you need to know about Governor Murphy's budget proposal.
Revised Budget Address FY 2021: Rapid Reaction
Friday Facts and Figures: August 21, 2020
Economists urge against spending cuts. New Jersey's billionaires see their wealth soar during pandemic.
Friday Facts and Figures: August 14, 2020
State Supreme Court approves bonding. Gov. Murphy announces that certain schools can open virtually.
Does the County Line Matter? An Analysis of New Jersey’s 2020 Primary Election Results
School Funding in New Jersey: Preparing Now for the 2020-21 School Year
Friday Facts and Figures: August 7, 2020
More than 100,000 New Jerseyans lost their employer-based health insurance due to COVID-19.