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From the delegates of the 2016 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2016 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2016 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2016 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 21, 2016 (.pdf - opens in new window)

News Items

On-line Application System is Open! February 08, 2017
Happy New Year 2017! January 02, 2017
Epilogue: Long-Term Effects June 25, 2016
Graduation closes eventful 71st ALJBS Session June 24, 2016
Carlos Polanco elected 71st Governor of ALJBS June 23, 2016
The Room Where It Happens June 21, 2016
Take Me To Your Leader June 20, 2016
Prologue: Who Are You? June 18, 2016
Pre-ALJBS reading assignments announced June 13, 2016
Letter to 2016 Delegates May 16, 2016
Important Information for Potential Participants April 10, 2016
Bill Authorizing College Credit Passes NJ Legislature January 11, 2016
Off-season preparations underway October 01, 2015
Epilogue: Results May Vary June 29, 2015
70th Session closes with an eventful graduation day June 26, 2015
ALJBS Daily Update June 24, 2015 June 25, 2015
ALJBS Daily Update June 23, 2015 June 25, 2015
Heroes June 24, 2015
Boys State Legislature opens session at Trenton State House June 23, 2015
ALJBS Daily Update June 22, 2015 June 23, 2015
ALJBS Daily Update: Sunday, June 21, 2015 June 22, 2015
The Great Experiment June 21, 2015
Prologue: Similarity and Contrast June 20, 2015
Pre-ALJBS reading assignments announced May 31, 2015
Letter to 2015 Delegates May 05, 2015
Preparing for the 2015 Session January 21, 2015
Planning for 2015 and beyond July 29, 2014
Epilogue: Fatherland June 28, 2014
69th Session of ALJBS Closes With Eventful Day June 27, 2014
Time Is Running Out June 26, 2014
Austin Meo named 69th Governor of ALJBS June 26, 2014
First-Person Singular June 25, 2014
E Pluribus Unum June 24, 2014
Prologue: Life Lessons June 22, 2014
Letter to 2014 Delegates May 12, 2014
Online Application now Available! February 06, 2014
The 3 Jersey Statesmen October 31, 2013
Jersey Boys State 5K a success! August 12, 2013
68th Session draws to a conclusion with busiest of days June 22, 2013
Epilogue: Accepts Yet Seeks June 21, 2013
Christopher Biehn Wins 2013 ALJBS Governor Election June 20, 2013
Already But Not Yet June 19, 2013
Hope and Dreams June 18, 2013
Develop a Leader, Build a City June 17, 2013
Generations June 16, 2013
Prologue: Great Expectations June 16, 2013
Letter to 2013 Delegates May 14, 2013
Presentation to the 2012 National Director's Conference September 29, 2012
Two statesmen represent NJ at Boys Nation July 24, 2012
Epilogue: The Return June 22, 2012
2012 ALJBS Session closes with graduation June 22, 2012
Nick Palmer wins 2012 ALJBS Governor election June 21, 2012
Remembering Byron Goundrey, Governor of Boys State June 21, 2012
2012 ALJBS Governor candidates announced June 20, 2012
Good Morning Boys State (Wednesday, 6/20/12): The Great Coup June 20, 2012
Reflections on the D-Day Presentation June 19, 2012
Good Morning Boys State: You Have One Week June 19, 2012
2012 ALJBS political system begins June 17, 2012
Good Morning Boys State: Everything's Different Here June 17, 2012
Letter to 2012 Delegates May 17, 2012
Assistant Director Gregory Telischak passes at age 63 April 11, 2012
Longtime staff member William 'Bill' Breen passes away December 10, 2011
Eventful 2011 Session Closes With Graduation June 25, 2011
Second Day in the Books, Mayors elected, sports kicked off June 21, 2011
ALJBS begins 66th session June 20, 2011
American Legion Jersey Boys State to be held June 19-24,2011 June 16, 2011
Letter to 2011 Delegates May 03, 2011
2010 Session Closes with Senator Menendez, Senators elected June 29, 2010
2010 Gubernatorial Candidates decided! June 23, 2010
Director Bagatelle gavels in 65th ALJBS session at Rider U June 21, 2010
Letter to 2010 Delegates May 21, 2010
NJ Senator Nicholas Perkons appointed Assistant Clerk July 19, 2009
2009 Session Closes with Keynote speakers, Senators elected June 27, 2009
Gubernatorial Candidates decided! June 24, 2009
Director Bagatelle gavels in 64th ALJBS session at Rider U June 22, 2009
Letter to 2009 Delegates May 12, 2009
Former Boys State Chairman Louis T. Mastromonaco passes away February 14, 2009
ALJBS Staff Mourns the loss of Laura Plunkett December 15, 2008
NJ Delegate elected Vice President at Boys Nation 2008 July 24, 2008
J-Hop vs. Ed debate prior to election June 19, 2008
ALJBS opens 63rd session June 16, 2008
Letter to 2008 Delegates May 30, 2008
ALJBS wraps up 62nd Session June 26, 2007
Ernest Park elected 62nd ALJBS Governor June 21, 2007
Gubenatorial Candidates Decided June 20, 2007
ALJBS Opens 62nd Session June 17, 2007
Letter to 2007 delegates June 12, 2007
Byron Goundrey, 2005 ALJBS Governor Passes Away April 12, 2007
Delegates represent NJ at Boys Nation August 01, 2006
Michael Gaus elected 61st Governor of ALJBS June 22, 2006
ALJBS continues jam-packed session at Rider U. June 20, 2006
ALJBS opens 61st session June 18, 2006
Second-year staff member speaks on his ALJBS experience May 25, 2006
Letter to 2006 Delegates May 20, 2006
ALJBS Alumni Association Coordinator Norm Sullivan passes away April 27, 2006
ALJBS Archive's First Submission April 6, 2006
Scholarship named for late Director Wilkins November 21, 2005
Staff Members attend National Conference October 31, 2005
New Director Named by Trustees September 25, 2005
The passing of Director Wilkins August 31, 2005
Delegates represent NJ in D.C. August 1, 2005

From the delegates of the 2015 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 26, 2015 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 25, 2015 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2015 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2015 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2014 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 27, 2014 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 26, 2014 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 25, 2014 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2014 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2013 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 21, 2013 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 20, 2013 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 19, 2013 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 18, 2013 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2012 Session:

The Jersey Statesman (Special Edition) June 22, 2012 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2012 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 20, 2012 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 19, 2012 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2011 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2011 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2011 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2011 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 21, 2011 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2010 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 25, 2010 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2010 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2010 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2010 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2009 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 26, 2009 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 25, 2009 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 24, 2009 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2009 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2008 Session:

The Jersey Statesman (Special Edition) June 20, 2008 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 20, 2008 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 19, 2008 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 18, 2008 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 17, 2008 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2007 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2007 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 21, 2007 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 20, 2007 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 19, 2007 (.pdf - opens in new window)

From the delegates of the 2006 Session:

The Jersey Statesman June 23, 2006 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 22, 2006 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 21, 2006 (.pdf - opens in new window)
The Jersey Statesman June 20, 2006 (.pdf - opens in new window)