Sweeney says the rest of his proposed reforms will be drafted by April. The budget battle, though, is likely to take quite a bit longer.
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Advocates say families should regularly revisit the conversation around guardianship, especially as circumstance change, individuals age, and mental and health capacities decline.
Advocates estimate 150,000 New Jersey residents have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Despite no official numbers, they also believe one-third have a mental illness, too.
It’s estimated that over the next decade, more than 1 million intellectually and developmentally disabled adults will live into their senior years. That presents a new slate of challenges for a ...
As the first generation of adults with Down syndrome gets older, caretakers struggle to serve the needs of the population.
NJTV News correspondents and guests Analilia Mejia and former Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno provide commentary on Gov. Phil Murphy's 2020 budget address.
The former Trump fixer calls the president a racist, con man and cheat.
Before slipping on a hospital gown, patients and surgeons at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Neuroscience Institute slip on virtual reality goggles to fly through the brain, preparing for the ...
Lawmakers insist middle class households are bearing the brunt and say they'll use GOP legislators' desire to clean up the bill as leverage to pass this restoration.
Is the state's higher education system set up to leave minority students "locked out"? The co-author of a recent report says the state has gross inequities in its distribution of higher education ...
In a 51-page lawsuit against the department, five female corrections officers allege rampant harassment, sex bias and workplace hostility by senior officers.
As employers plead with lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the proposed $15 minimum wage bill, workers appealed to the financial security the legislation would provide them.
The proposal increases the minimum wage to $10 an hour in July and increases to $11 by 2020, with a $1 a year increase until 2024. The wages of agricultural workers were a sticking point between ...
A deal on the long negotiated minimum wage bill that would affect over 1 million workers has been reached.
Students Demand Action Hudson County held a protest outside Jersey City's City Hall Monday afternoon following a shooting on Friday at Newport Mall.