The 2020 lame-duck Legislature included the Electric Vehicle Bill (S2252/A4819), sponsored by Senator Bob Smith (D) and Senator Linda Greenstein (D). It passed 27-12 in the Senate and 65-9 in the Assembly, and on Jan. 17, Gov. Phil Murphy signed the bill into law. Learn about what it means for New Jersey’s clean air goals.
In South Jersey, a region challenged by high unemployment and low labor participation rates, the full impact of a declining labor force remains unclear. Research by WRI will help identify barriers to successful employment that both employers and employees face.
In January 2019, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced that Camden, New Jersey was named a Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art Challenge; receiving $1 million in funding a public art project that will transform sites plagued by illegal dumping into dynamic art spaces. WRI is a proud partner.
On November 5, New Jersey residents voted for all 80 seats in the General Assembly and decided on a ballot question to amend the State Constitution. The New Jersey Division of Elections will certify election results in December. But here’s where we currently stand.
CDHW-IRG has provided seed funding to 14 projects, selected through competitive review, that have proposed novel approaches to addressing classic “upstream” issues that can impact health and well-being.
In summer 2019, the Community Education Building (CEB) initiated a vision alignment project in coordination with WRI to strengthen current partnerships, identify and resolve barriers to student success, and drive investment in future expansion and growth.