The End of Christie’s Camden Era, Black Panther, Campaign Post-Mortems and More

A lot to talk about in Camden this week, from Christie’s last visit to the city as governor, Camden’s Amazon bid (and how New Jersey chose not to support it), the Camden spotlight in the final gubernatorial debate, a primary campaign post-mortem from Sean Brown, and difficult news on Camden crime. Lots to talk about! … Read more of The End of Christie’s Camden Era, Black Panther, Campaign Post-Mortems and More

What’s the Risk of Running for Governor? by Jared Hunter

Last Tuesday a debate was held for both gubernatorial candidates for New Jersey: Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno.  Murphy is a former ambassador to Germany under President Obama and a retired Goldman Sachs executive and Guadagno is the current Lieutenant Governor for the State of New Jersey under Governor Chris Christie.  I’ve watched a lot … Read more of What’s the Risk of Running for Governor? by Jared Hunter

How livable is Camden? by Jared Hunter

I was recently at a meeting down in Washington for work and met with some extremely sharp folks doing very interesting work.  One group in particular through AARP was discussing a new tool being developed called the Livability Index.  Essentially this tool scores and ranks cities across the country based on an averaging score of … Read more of How livable is Camden? by Jared Hunter

How Delaware can save New Jersey’s “Municipal Madness” by Jared Hunter

Throughout this post I’ll be using the words “municipality” and “town” interchangeably but they have the same relative meaning The community work I’ve been engaged in this summer, and the general new pools of people I’ve met, have excitedly allowed me to broaden my research interests.  I’m looking more into how capital investments work in … Read more of How Delaware can save New Jersey’s “Municipal Madness” by Jared Hunter