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160328Cruz

Feds Ready Audits For Medical Records Keepers

3-28-16
Since 2009, more than 255 reported data breaches affected more than 112 million individual medical records, at huge hospitals and smaller so-called business associates from dentists to MRI providers.
160328Hill

North Bergen Hopes to Collect Taxes from Medical Center, Nursing Home

3-28-16
The township of North Bergen has sued Palisades Medical Center and its Harborage nursing home in tax court. Sen. Nick Sacco has introduced a bill to keep the tax exempt status for nonprofit hospitals and their nursing homes but allow municipalities to charge $2.50 per day for each licensed bed.
160328Delmore

Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Easter Rising

3-28-16
A ceremony in Hackensack marked the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, the bloody rebellion that sparked the movement for Irish independence.
160325Flanagan

Lakewood Schools Face Deep Cuts

3-25-16
The Lakewood school district is $12 million in debt. The proposed budget, which the school board condemned and the superintendent refused to certify, would cut 68 teachers, which could lead to class sizes of 40.
160325Aron

AC Mayor Wants More Aid, Christie Says City is Over Spending

3-25-16
Ahead of a government shutdown, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian says the city is cutting expenses but not getting enough state aid. Gov. Christie says AC is over spending.
160325Vannozzi

Former Newark Bears Stadium Sells for $23.5 Million

3-25-16
New York-based developer Lotus Equity Group has purchased the Riverfront Stadium property, former home of the Newark Bears, with the hopes of building a high rise and a hotel.
160324Aron

Assigning Blame Over AC Government Shutdown

3-24-16
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian blames Gov. Christie for the city's shutdown, set to begin April 8. But the governor blames Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto for not bringing the takeover bill up for a vote.
160324Cruz

Conference Celebrates Successes, Challenges of Re-entry Efforts

3-24-16
Panel discussions during the Jersey City prisoner re-entry conference included elected officials and judges who have started drug courts and aggressive re-entry programs.
160324Delmore

New Port Authority Bus Terminal Will Be in New York

3-24-16
New Jersey lawmakers are relieved that Port Authority board members have signed off on a new bus terminal in New York instead of New Jersey.
160323Aron

Six-Year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

3-23-16
President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act six years ago. While it has received criticism from Republicans, 20 million Americans have gained health coverage.