Coley's career includes 25 years on the Newark police force, during which time she became the first woman to serve as chief, then director, of the department.
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Baraka said instead of building expensive new facilities, the state should renovate existing buildings and use the savings to create new youth rehabilitation programs.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said a state plan to build a new youth detention facility in the city was "not happening."
Gov. Phil Murphy has announced rail service will resume on both the Atlantic City Rail Line to Philadelphia and the Princeton Dinky line on May 12.
A new state law aims to ensure treatment for mental illness and substance abuse are covered in the same way as physical ailments and conditions.
Gov. Phil Murphy suggested this week that the savings Sweeney is touting may not add up.
Ninety-four percent of children in foster care in New Jersey were placed with families rather than in group placements in 2017
Gibson served four terms as Newark mayor, from 1970 to 1986, and was the first black man to lead a major Northeast city.
State officials say New Jersey Medicaid recipients will no longer have to wait for approval from the program before beginning medication-assisted treatment. Instead, they can start as soon as it's ...
Legislative leaders have packaged the bills together in the hopes that support for medical expansion will bring in some more "yes" votes for recreational weed.
While legal adult-use marijuana didn't get a vote Monday, the Legislature did send another significant bill to the governor's desk.
Suez says the $15 million project will remove 50,000 feet of lead pipes from the system.
The proposed 22-mile natural gas pipeline would have traveled through 10 miles of protected Pinelands forest area.
The tentative CWA contract agreement includes both raises for workers and millions in health care savings.
New Jersey is joining a multistate lawsuit seeking to block new federal restrictions on reproductive health care providers that receive Title X funding.