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Bill Would Create Tiny House Pilot Program for Homeless

A bill making its way through the state Senate would create three tiny house pilot programs in New Jersey to house the homeless as prices continue to keep housing unaffordable to so many.

Bayonne Water Rates Spike After Privatization

Instead of trying to upgrade the crumbling water infrastructure on its own, Bayonne forged a 40-year partnership contract with $150 million in up-front financing from the private Wall Street equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. Since then, rates have increased.

AC Mayor Delivers Unofficial State of the City Speech

Don Guardian laid out his fiscal vision for Atlantic City in 2017, highlighting civic improvements, new development and revenues, but admitted new state overseer Jeff Chiesa plans deep cuts, including perhaps 250 police and firefighter jobs.

More Retirees Are Leaving the U.S.

Those who choose to retire outside of the United States cite cheaper cost of living, lower health care costs and lower taxes as some of the reasons for their decision.

Towns Use Ride-Hailing Services to Prevent DUI

Evesham and Voorhees have a program funded by donations that pays for Uber rides between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. for people who were drinking. The HERO Campaign has an app that encourages people to sign up as designated drivers.

2016 Year in Review of New Jersey News

Many big news events happened in New Jersey in 2016.

How Much Info Do Digital Home Assistants Store?

A murder case in Arkansas has raised questions about how much information devices like Amazon Echo store from customers.

St. James Food Program Fights Off Financial Woes, Continues Providing Services

The agency runs on a tight $600,000 a year budget. There's not a lot of wiggle room when programs cost almost $25,000 a month to run. And since 2008, the number of clients at St. James Social Services has almost tripled.

Home Affordable Mortgage Program to Expire at End of 2016

The Obama Administration's Home Affordable Mortgage Program, or HAMP, will be replaced by a new federal assistance program called Flex Modification in 2017.

Google and PSE&G Team Up to Find Methane Leaks

Using the same cars that take pictures for Google Maps, Google and PSE&G are able to detect methane leaks caused by aging infrastructure.