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.
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.
To date, there have been 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States in 2019; each incident spurring debate around possible gun violence prevention measures. Here are some New Jersey facts to consider.
Rutgers Magazine features WRI’s research and regional impact
In late 2017 WRI issued a policy brief on DACA and New Jersey; it was recently cited in the amicus brief filed by the State of New Jersey in the matter of Texas v. United States of America.
WRI, in partnership with Land Dimensions and the Financial Wellness Institute, has completed a study essential to understanding the livability of the state.