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151124Vannozzi

Hoboken Water Main Break Could Dampen Thanksgiving Spirits

11-24-15
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer says the water main break that has been affecting Hoboken and Jersey City since Sunday could be fixed by tomorrow in a best case scenario.
151119ADA

Study Indicates Presence of Workplace Discrimination Against People With Disabilities

11-19-15
The study showed that 26 percent of people with disabilities received fewer expressions of employer interest than those without disabilities. They also found that smaller companies were less likely to call candidates with disabilities back.
151116Cruz

Senate Panel Considers Effects of Legalizing Cannabis

11-16-15
The Judiciary Committee heard testimony advocating for the legalization of cannabis in New Jersey. Proponents claim that the War on Drugs is a failure, and that a number of myths have caused people to cling to antiquated ideas.
151116Flanagan

Bill Allowing Unauthorized Residents Driver’s Licenses Comes at Unfortunate Time

11-16-15
Sponsors of the bill say a driver’s license could enhance the lives of more than 450,000 undocumented people who live and work in New Jersey. About a dozen states already already offer the privilege, including California which has a printed restriction: "Federal Limits May Apply."
151116Vannozzi

More New Jerseyans In Poverty Now Than in the Last 50 Years

11-16-15
Legal Services of New Jersey reports 2.8 million adults and 800,000 children lived in poverty in 2014, about a third of all New Jersey households.
151113Cruz

Cannabis Legalization Back on the Agenda at Senate Hearing

11-13-15
Cannabis legalization can prove to be a big budget boon without – so far – a terrible downside, New Jersey lawmakers are planning to at least start seriously talking about it.
151112Cruz

Report Gives NJ Government a ‘D’ in Integrity

11-12-15
The annual State Integrity Report from the Center for Public Integrity gives NJ a 'D'. The state fell more than any other in rank; moving from first to 19th place.
151112Vannozzi

Opening Lines of Communication Between Police and Communities in Newark

11-12-15
Forums held around the state, like the one at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice in Newark, are bridging communication barriers between groups in urban cities that have historically not spoken to each other.
151111Flanagan

Report Reveals Alleged Abused of Immigrants in Solitary Confinement

11-11-15
Despite general guidelines for confinement being listed for civil detention and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, advocates say the feds exercise minimal oversight. Some detention centers apply New Jersey prison laws.
151110Hill

Trenton Hopeful in Housing Homeless Vets by End of Year

11-10-15
Trenton and Mercer County officials say they’re confident they’ll house all of them by the end of the year.