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  • Workshop Highlights the Benefits of Green Infrastructure to Developers

    Workshop Highlights the Benefits of Green Infrastructure to Developers

    February 6, 2018 : 0 comments

    A workshop in Bayonne, organized by New Jersey Future, educated local developers on why green infrastructure should be an integral part of their plans.

  • Remembering Brendan Byrne

    Remembering Brendan Byrne

    January 5, 2018 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future mourns the loss of our friend and supporter, former Governor Brendan Byrne. New Jersey is the better for his service, and the poorer for his passing.

  • Drinking Water Infrastructure Report Calls for Investment, Transparency

    Drinking Water Infrastructure Report Calls for Investment, Transparency

    January 4, 2018 : 1 comment

    The Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure’s report recommends significant investment in upgrading water systems, as well as requirements for asset management and reporting.

  • Bill Would Cap Sewerage Authorities’ Ability To Raise Funds for System Repairs

    Bill Would Cap Sewerage Authorities’ Ability To Raise Funds for System Repairs

    January 4, 2018 : 0 comments

    A bill currently up for a vote in the Assembly would cap regional sewerage authorities’ ability to raise funds for system maintenance through user fees. New Jersey Future opposes the bill.

  • New Jersey Shows Small Population Growth in Latest Census Estimate

    New Jersey Shows Small Population Growth in Latest Census Estimate

    December 20, 2017 : 0 comments

    The latest Census estimates show that New Jersey’s population is still growing, albeit at approximately half the national growth rate. The state’s population topped 9 million for the first time.

  • New Report Outlines Coastal Resilience Strategies

    New Report Outlines Coastal Resilience Strategies

    December 13, 2017 : 0 comments

    A new report, prepared by New Jersey Future as part of the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Communities project, details strategies and tools coastal municipalities that want to reduce their vulnerability to future sea-level rise can use, and it outlines steps the state can take to support and coordinate local efforts.

  • How the Fourth Regional Plan Could Affect New Jersey

    How the Fourth Regional Plan Could Affect New Jersey

    December 12, 2017 : 0 comments

    The Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan was unveiled Nov. 30. Many of its recommendations support New Jersey Future’s Gubernatorial Blueprint, and carry implications for how New Jersey will grow in the future as part of the tri-state metropolitan area.

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