Jonathan D. Salant,

Jonathan D. Salant

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

Ex-N.J. congressman’s next campaign will be fighting culture wars in public schools

While deciding whether to try to reclaim his congressional seat, former Rep. Tom Malinowski has converted his campaign account to a political action committee. → Read More

EPA kept missing chemical safety deadlines under law named for N.J. senator, report says

The Government Accountability Office said the Environmental Protection Agency regularly missed deadlines for testing chemicals. → Read More

New digital ad targets 6 Republicans by tying them to Trump. N.J.’s Tom Kean Jr. is on the list.

A Democratic-leaning group is running ads against Rep. Tom Kean Jr. and five other House Republicans. → Read More

Another whale death leads to new offshore wind legislation by N.J. House Republicans

Reps. Jeff Van Drew and Chris Smith are introducing legislation to halt offshore wind projects, → Read More

N.J. voters say candidates should have this option to sway those who despise Republicans or Dems

A Fairleigh Dickinson University poll found majority support for what is known as fusion voting. → Read More

Atlantic City casino revenue soared last year thanks to online bets and end of COVID restrictions

Atlantic City's casinos reported a 10% jump in revenue over 2021. → Read More

As deaths in truck crashes rise, Biden nominates new transportation safety head

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has failed to act on several recommended safety improvements as fatalities in truck crashes continue to rise. → Read More

N.J. congressman spent millions on a campaign he won by 32 points. His reason may surprise you.

Rep. Donald Norcross spent more money to win re-election last fall than in any of his previous runs for the U.S. House. → Read More

Murphy leads Democratic governors in 2022 victory lap, says ‘playbook’ should work in 2024

Gov. Phil Murphy said the issues Democratic governors won on last fall will boost President Joe Biden's chances of winning re-election next year. → Read More

State of the Union 2023: Biden calls for a $35 monthly cap on insulin costs for everyone

Biden criticized the pharmaceutical industry, which has a big presence in New Jersey, for “unfairly charging people hundreds of dollars —and making record profits” → Read More

State of the Union 2023: Biden calls for passage of Booker-led policing bill

President Joe Biden called for overhauling policing in the wake of yet another unarmed Black man killed by law enforcement officers. → Read More

Booker, other Black leaders meet with Biden to discuss new legislation after Tyre Nichols killing

President Joe Biden met for almost two hours with members of the Congressional Black Caucus at the White House. → Read More

Tired of those high fees for sports and concert tickets? So is Biden, and here’s what he wants.

“You should lower the huge ticket fees that companies like Ticketmaster slap onto tickets for concerts or sporting events that can easily add hundreds of dollars to a family’s night out." → Read More

Suspend offshore wind projects after unexplained whale deaths, N.J. congressman says

Rep. Chris Smith called for a moratorium on offshore wind development due to the deaths of nine sperm and humpback whales off the N.J. coast → Read More

Police beating death of Tyre Nichols spurs calls for change in N.J. ‘There’s no excuse for that cruelty.’

“When Tyre called out for his mom, the tears started rolling down ... It broke my heart to see it.” → Read More

N.J. congressman leads effort to increase Holocaust education as antisemitic incidents spike

Rep. Josh Gottheimer introduced his bill on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. → Read More

Here’s how many N.J. residents sought student loan forgiveness under Biden plan now in court

The high court will decide whether President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness program is legal. → Read More

A new push to restore property tax breaks made by N.J. members of Congress

The $10,000 cap on deducting state and local taxes will go away in 2026 even if nothing is done before then. → Read More

Tax Day won’t be April 15 this year. Here’s how much more time you’ll get.

The traditional April 15 filing date has been pushed back. → Read More

N.J. just set a record for Obamacare signups, even before enrollment period ends

The federal government said 325,000 New Jerseyans signed up health insurance under the state's exchange, Get Covered NJ. → Read More