Sometimes they slip on by - the investigative series and stories in a newspaper that pertain to topics that keep coming up, but while the stories remain relevant, they're not up front on the page, so you can't find them when you need them most. Here are a few of the in-depth stories we've done in the past few months, so that when the issues come up again and again, you'll know where to look...
Election fraud in Hoboken -- The same claims of fraud are made during every nasty election, but as soon as the election is over, the candidates suddenly quiet down and leave possibilities of fraud for the next election. Why not investigate and put a stop to it? And what happened to the homeless guy who said he was paid $10 to vote in the 2007 council races?
Who's running the projects? -- Local housing authorities are funded by millions of dollars from HUD and meant to help the poor, but power is being left in the hands of local appointees more and the federal government less.
Read more HERE.
Alcohol and politics -- Why have five of our current and past elected officials had to answer for alcohol-related incidents in the last few years?
Read about it HERE.
County government -- Is this $453M government body worth the price? What do you get for it?
Read our story HERE!
Residency requirements -- Several towns all of a sudden want to enforce them, but can they, and are they outdated?
These are just from the last few months. We'll post some of our older investigative stories later on!