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160621Vannozzi

Nursing Boot Camp Teaches High School Students About the Profession

6-21-16
The JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing offers a free course to teach high school students what being a nurse is all about. Since the program started six years ago, more than 100 students have circulated through, all from the Plainfield and Edison area.
160620Flanagan

Residents Give Opinions on Pension Payment Amendment

6-20-16
The Assembly Judiciary Committee heard from residents about a proposed ballot question that would change the state constitution to require regular, quarterly payments into the public pension system.
160620Vannozzi

Sen. Lesniak: Use Retired Judges for Parole Board

6-20-16
Sen. Ray Lesniak wants to eliminate governor appointments to the New Jersey Parole Board and instead use retired judges, which he says will save more than $1 million per year.
160620Delmore

Amazon Helps Community FoodBank of NJ

6-20-16
E-commerce giant Amazon is lending a hand to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in logistics, helping the facility distribute food more quickly.
160617Vannozzi

Senate Dems Talk Transportation Funding on Newark Harbor Tour

6-17-16
Top Senate Democrats toured the Port Newark Harbor, emphasizing their plan to renew the Transportation Trust Fund.
160616Flanagan

Casino Workers Authorize Strike

6-16-16
Unite Here! Local 54 members voted to authorize a strike on July 1 if they don't have a "fair contract". Workers want a raise, secure benefits and to regain concessions.
160615Vannozzi

Sen. Lesniak Proposes Revamp of Jet Fuel Tax

6-15-16
Sen. Ray Lesniak proposed revising the jet fuel tax to include all jet fuel dispensed in the Garden State, not just what is consumed in New Jersey.
160610Delmore

Fewer NJ Kids Living in Poverty, But Many in Low-Income Families

6-15-16
The latest Kids Count report found more New Jersey children are covered by health insurance and fewer are living in poverty. But almost a third of children in the state are part of low-income families.
160614Cruz

Sen. Beck: New Jerseyans ‘Absolutely Opposed’ to 23-Cent Gas Tax Hike

6-14-16
Sen. Jennifer Beck was at a rally in Freehold to speak out against a proposal to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund with a 23-cent gas tax increase. She has outlined a plan for the TTF that wouldn't raise the gas tax.
160514Flanagan

Disagreement Over How to Help Puerto Rico with Debt Crisis

6-14-16
The House passed the Promesa Bill to help Puerto Rico pay its debt, but some say it's not the right action to take for the island.