The law mostly affects women, especially of West African descent, who learn hair braiding as part of their culture and use it as a means to get by after immigrating to the U.S.
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The bill would require more training and continuing education in the areas of ethics, and pharmacology and sales reps would have to undergo more intense reporting requirements for financial ...
The DEA is rolling out a three-pronged approach to tackling the opioid epidemic in Newark.
The state’s top health executives convened to discuss the future of New Jersey’s health care, and they all agree there's still a long way to go.
Health experts say the system needs a total overhaul to create an integrated care approach to addiction.
In the roughly 18 months since RWJ Barnabas Health opened the state’s first and only designated clinic for LGBTQ residents, more than 900 patients have walked through it’s doors. To keep up with ...
A package of transgender rights bills recently cleared the Legislature and await Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, the largest of which allows residents to change their gender identity on a birth ...
PBS NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins predicts that New Jersey is going to be key in deciding the balance of power in November's elections. New Jersey's 11th congressional district exemplifies a national ...
Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio says the state must start making tough choices and raising the revenues necessary to meet its fiscal obligations.
Critics of Dodd-Frank have been working to roll back the regulations since it passed in 2010. Tuesday’s House vote is the first, in what many expect to be more, dismantling the banking rule.
Project Search trains disabled high school students with transferable skills to help them transition into the workforce.
NJ health officials raise awareness about increased incidents of Lyme disease and highlight preventive measures.
The suit alleges state laws requiring students to attend school where they live perpetuates the long history of housing discrimination in the state's schools.
If it passes, the farm bill will lower income limits for eligibility and require most adults ages 18 to 59 to work at least 20 hours a week to be eligible for food assistance.
Senate Budget Committee Chair Paul Sarlo insists all the whispers of a budget impasse are just that.