The issue was debated at a hearing of the Assembly Women and Children Committee.
Both Coughlin and Sweeney expressed a firm commitment to passing marijuana legalization in the future.
Backed by a star lineup of social justice advocates, Murphy seized the bully pulpit to argue that legalizing recreational marijuana is nothing less than a civil rights issue.
The bill gives adult survivors of sexual abuse more time to bring a civil lawsuit against their perpetrators. It goes for a full Assembly vote March 25.
New Jersey ranks 45th in the country in maternal deaths. According to United Health Foundation, about 38 women die for every 100,000 live births. The national average is about 21.
For this fiscal year, Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature raised taxes by $1.4 billion, and many legislative leaders are opposed to raising them again.
Some of the Legislatures priorities saw a vote in the Assembly and the Senate, but some major priorities will have to wait until 2019.
In all, almost 100 witnesses were scheduled to testify and scores of others submitted statements for and against. But Monday was a rare opportunity to see an actual, sometimes strident, debate on the ...
A package of bills that unanimously passed out of the Assembly Education Committee Monday aimed to help prevent sexual assault in schools by doing things like educating teachers and staff on how to ...
Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban mandated pre-approvals for tests, treatments and prescriptions normally covered by medical insurers.
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants more information on allegations of sexual misconduct against former Murphy administration staffer Albert Alvarez before he orders legislative hearings into hiring ...
The bill would require the attorney general to investigate all police-involved fatal shootings.
Mayor Anthony Fanucci talks about how creating an enticing business environment has helped to gain national recognition for one of the state's largest, but lesser-known, cities.
These sessions in the Senate and the Assembly may have been the quickest ever. Lawmakers came in to pass one bill, which they did it in about one minute in each house before adjourning.
Both the Assembly and the Senate unanimously passed an amended bill to regulate and tax sports betting in NJ.