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44,000 NJ Residents Aren’t Taking Advantage of Affordable Care Act Subsidies

10-12-16
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director Jackie Cornell explains that her department is working on outreach to ensure people who are eligible for Affordable Care Act subsidies know they can take advantage of them.

Coalition Pushes for Public Health Care Option in NJ

10-10-16
Some groups in New Jersey are pushing for a government-run, public option for health insurance. They say it would help control prices and increase stability in the marketplace.

Aid In Dying Bill Passes Committee, Heads to House Vote

10-10-16
Assemblyman John Burzichelli is the sponsor of an assisted suicide bill that would help those diagnosed with terminal illnesses control their own fate.

Rep. Norcross Wants Immediate Mental Health Care for Veterans

10-6-16
Congressman Donald Norcross wants to provide immediate mental health care for all U.S. veterans seeking emergency help to reduce the high number of suicides among former members of the military.

NJTV Drug Addiction Forum Focuses on Treatment

10-6-16
The fourth NJTV Drug Addiction Crisis Community Forum held at the Boys and Girls Club of Newark focused on getting treatment for those suffering from addiction.

Former Gov. McGreevey: Strong Connection Between Addiction and Incarceration

10-5-16
Jim McGreevey is the executive director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program. He advocates for incarcerated individuals and believes tackling the drug addiction problem is necessary.

Emergency Personnel Prepared for Hoboken Train Crash

9-29-16
According to officials, hospitals, EMS and ambulance companies routinely run drills in the event of a transportation emergency, which helped them prepare for an incident like this.

Christie Announces More Resources to Combat NJ’s Addiction Crisis

9-27-16
Gov. Christie's administration issued an emergency order to ban the making, selling and distributing of seven fentanyl knock-offs, increasing fines and prison time.

Bill Would Implement Strict School Return Policy After Concussions

9-21-16
A proposed bill would require students with concussions to have permission from a health care provider before going back to school.

Christie Approves Use of Medical Marijuana for PTSD

9-15-16
Gov. Christie signed a bill that adds PTSD to a growing list of conditions that qualify patients for medical marijuana.