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Rep. Josh Gottheimer Discusses Problem Solvers Caucus

4-28-17
Congressman Josh Gottheimer is part of the newly formed Problem Solvers Caucus, which is made up of 20 Democrats and 20 Republicans who meet weekly while in Washington to discuss a variety of government issues.

MacArthur Amendment Draws Ire of Left, Lukewarm Support on Right

4-27-17
Republicans, led by Congressman Tom MacArthur, have offered an amendment to the American Health Care Act that they say bridges the gap between conservatives and moderates.

Jewish Vocational Service Helps Prepare Those with Autism for Careers

4-25-17
Individuals with autism sometimes struggle to find a job. Jewish Vocational Service educates, trains and prepares those with autism for a variety of careers.

Students Help Officials Tackle Opioid Addiction

4-25-17
The Monmouth County Sheriff's Office held a forum with students and leaders of county and state agencies to discuss the opioid addiction problem in New Jersey.

Hope One is Morris County Sheriff’s Effort Against Opioid Addiction

4-24-17
With drug forfeiture money, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon re-purposed a police van, retro-fit it to accommodate the mission of outreach and staffed it with peer recovery specialists and coaches, a plain-clothes deputy and a mental health clinician. It's called Hope One.

How Does NJ Rate in Emergency Preparedness?

4-20-17
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation took a close look at emergency preparedness state by state. New Jersey scored a 6.8 on the 10-point scale: right in line with the national average.

Volunteers Supplement First Responders in Jersey City

4-19-17
Jersey City Medical Center gives volunteers 60 hours of medical and first aid training and it covers liability so the citizen responders can often respond to medical emergencies before first responders. It's part of United Rescue and is the first program in the U.S.

NJ Launches Health Care Option for Active Duty, Retired Military

4-18-17
Cooper University Health Care and Deborah Heart and Lung Center launched HeroCare Connect, which lets active duty and retired military members see a health care specialist within 24 to 48 hours.

Parkinson’s Patient Can Control Treatment with iPod

4-14-17
Paul Detlefsen is the first patient in the U.S. to manage deep brain stimulation for his Parkinson's disease from an iPod. Before, patients were given a bulky remote control generator to manage the system and it often required in-office adjustments.

Trump Move Allows States to Block Federal Funding for Clinics That Perform Abortions

4-14-17
President Trump signed a bill that says states can block federal funding to clinics that perform abortions, even for other services like contraception, sexually transmitted disease, fertility, pregnancy care and breast and cervical cancer screening.