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161115Cruz

State’s 10th Credit Downgrade Latest Sign of Economic Malaise

11-15-16
Standard & Poors has downgraded the state's general obligation bonds from A to A-, continuing its negative outlook.
161114Flanagan

Lawmakers Consider Amending Bail Reform Law, Which Takes Effect Jan. 1

11-14-16
New Jersey's bail reform law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, virtually eliminates money bail that critics say keeps poor people sitting in jail. But counties and courts claim they can't afford to enact the reforms.
161114Vannozzi

Drought Lowers Water in Reservoir to Critical Levels

11-14-16
Roughly 8,000 New Jerseyans in the upper western corner of the state rely on Morris Lake for drinking water. The water is at the lowest level in nearly a decade.
161114Delmore

Working to Prevent Diabetes

11-14-16
Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick offered blood tests and nutrition counseling for World Diabetes Day to highlight the importance of early intervention and to raise awareness.
161111Cruz

Weinberg Calls for Christie Impeachment Hearings, Finds Few Takers, Even Among Dems

11-11-16
Sen. Loretta Weinberg is calling for the Assembly to begin proceedings to impeach Gov. Christie since information came out in the Bridgegate trial that says he knew about the lane closures.
161111Delmore

Fate of Bipartisan Proposals Unknown with Trump as President

11-11-16
Sen. Cory Booker has been a big proponent of criminal justice reform, which has bipartisan support, but the future of a bill is uncertain now that Donald Trump is the president-elect.
161111Flanagan

Looking for Ways to Control Deer Population

11-11-16
Saddle River residents voted to study the deer population and reduce it by non-lethal means. One option is birth control for does, but that can be expensive.
161111Hill

Monmouth University Military Bridge Program Helps Veterans Pay for Education

11-11-16
The Military Bridge Program at Monmouth University helps veterans get a college education. Monmouth and the VA under the GI Bill match dollars to educate military veterans.
161110Flanagan

Unauthorized Immigrants Fear Trump Presidency

11-10-16
Because of Donald Trump's comments during his political campaign advocating building a wall and creating a deportation task force, many unauthorized immigrants are worried about their future once he becomes president.
161110Delmore

Newark Reentry Initiative Aims to Cut Recidivism, Prevent Homicide

11-10-16
Grant money will be used to work with 75 ex-offenders to keep them out of jail and alive. They will be chosen by analyzing crime and parole data to target people at the highest risk of being involved in a homicide.