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Archive for August, 2013

Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Issues Recommendations

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The task force report highlights the need to support long-term risk reduction planning, and the importance of using the most up-to-date scientific data in planning and decision-making.

Governor Signs Bill Improving Municipal Tools for Cluster Development

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

A bill, strongly supported by New Jersey Future, that improves cluster development tools available to New Jersey municipalities is now law.

New Jersey Experience with Sandy Rebuilding Suggests Ways to Improve Federal Assistance

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Based on experience with the first round of federal Sandy rebuilding funds, recommendations have been submitted for additional guidance on how to use the next round.

Upward Economic Mobility Is a Land-Use Issue

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

A new study indicates that creating greater opportunities for those who are poor to live in mixed-income neighborhoods enhances their ability to move into the middle class, and can thus enhance overall economic growth.

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