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Assembly Budget Committee Hears From Department of Health

5-10-17
The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from the Department of Health, which has a $1.6 billion budget.

GoGoGrandparent Helps Seniors Get Out

5-9-17
GoGoGrandparent is a service that helps seniors request ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Users call a 1-800 number and answer prompts to either get picked up or dropped off.

No Promises or Expectations of Better Service as NJ Transit Faces Budget Hearing

5-8-17
The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from NJ Transit about the state of its funding looking into the future.

President Trump’s Visits to Bedminster Could Cost $300,000

5-5-17
Although President Trump tweeted that skipping a trip to New York City will save the country money, going to Bedminster could cost rural community about $300,000 total over seven visits.

Murphy Unveils NJ Transit Fix Plan, Including Call for Emergency Manager

5-4-17
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy outlined short-term and long-term goals for NJ Transit that he would implement.

Treasurer Talks State House Renovation, Lottery Revenues

5-3-17
During an Assembly budget hearing, Treasurer Ford Scudder was asked about two fairly high-profile Trenton issues: the State House renovation project and dedicating lottery revenues to the pension system.

HousePaws Mobile Veterinarian Named Business Person of the Year

5-3-17
Dr. Lisa Aumiller founded HousePaws Mobile Veterinary Service seven years ago. It has nine vans, nearly 60 employees and three clinics/hospitals with no paid advertising. She was named SBA New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year.

Sweeney: Senate Won’t Pass State Budget That Doesn’t Address School Funding Formula

5-2-17
Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that the Senate won't pass a state budget that doesn't start to address what he calls the unfairness in the school funding formula.

Immigration Takes Center Stage at May Day Rally

5-1-17
More than 1,000 union laborers, immigrants and advocates gathered at Liberty State Park for a May Day rally focused on immigration and President Trump's agenda.

Booker, Menendez Call on Congress to Get Tough on Airlines

5-1-17
Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez are putting up a bill to make sure passengers get a fair shake from what they characterize as a greedy airline industry: the Transparency, Improvements and Compensation to Keep Every Ticket Holder Safe Act or TICKETS ACT.