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Sunlight Blog

 

America’s CEOs See NJ as One of the Worst States To Do Business. Again.

Chief Executive Magazine came out with its 2021 “Best and Worst States for Business,” and New Jersey did not fare well.  Again.  Obviously, it’s important what CEOs think about a state because when corporations are…

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Star-Ledger Publishes Sunlight Op-Ed: Teachers Need To Be Told the Truth About Their Pensions

N.J. teachers need to be told the truth: Their pensions are in jeopardy | Opinion Today 9:37 AM as of June 30, 2020, New Jersey had less than 25 cents set aside for every dollar…

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US Census: NJ Keeps Its House Seats but Still Could Be Losing Wealth and College Grads to Other States

The Census Bureau came out with its decennial census count, and it looks like NJ did much better than expected.  Contrary to fears that NJ might lose another congressional seat, NJ kept its 12 House…

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NJ Policy Perspective’s “Blueprint” for NJ Aligns with the NJEA and Its Vast Network of Allies

Progressive think-tank New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) released its policy blueprint for NJ.  Sunlight is not going to delve into all the policy proposals.  Readers can do that at their leisure. Sunlight highlights two facts…

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Media

 

Star-Ledger Publishes Sunlight Op-Ed: Teachers Need To Be Told the Truth About Their Pensions

Thanks to the Star-Ledger for publishing Sunlight’s op-ed “N.J. Teachers Need to be Told the Truth: Their Pensions Are in Jeopardy.”  Hopefully, many NJ teachers will see it and start to ask questions about the…

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NJEdReport Gets the Scoop on Sunlight’s Billboards

The word is out.  NJ Education Report  learned from a source about Sunlight’s billboard campaign to hold the NJEA (and NTU) accountable for keeping schools closed for kids and parents who want their schools to reopen….

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NJ Education Report Reposts Sunlight’s Blog on the Teachers Union Take-over of Montclair Public Schools

Thanks to NJ Education Report for reposting Sunlight’s piece on fired Montclair BOE member Sergio Gonzalez’s open letter. Please see NJ Ed Report’s follow-up report today that shows how NJEA President-elect/Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller has…

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Sunlight’s Research Cited by Steve Malanga in City Journal

Highly regarded journalist Steve Malanga of City Journal, the Manhattan Institute’s magazine, cited Sunlight’s research in his piece, “Progressive Parents, Closed Schools.”  Specifically, Malanga used Sunlight’s research on the NJEA’s Political Leadership Academy and its most famous…

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