Economic Opportunity

Last Week to Apply for Tuition-Free Community College

Deadline to apply for the Community College Opportunity Grant is September 15.

In Brief: New Jersey’s Teacher Workforce, 2019

An in-depth look at New Jersey’s teachers: who they are, how they are paid, and how they vary across districts.

TANF at 23: Reform is Necessary to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) turns 23 years old today, but we’re not celebrating.

New Trump Regulation Puts New Jersey’s Health at Risk

The Trump administration’s public charge rule threatens the health of 700,000 New Jersey families.

New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10.00

The minimum wage — for most workers — is now $10.00 an hour.