Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other legislators toured a food bank in Neptune as Coughlin continues his fight against what has become a marquee issue for him -- food insecurity.
Princeton is home to one of the world’s most prestigious universities, yet subsidies pay for 10 percent of the housing.
Anti-hunger advocates and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin cite the Garden State’s growing and grim statistics. Coughlin says about one in eight, or 266,000 people, are affected by food insecurity.
Murphy was asked why he focused on the minimum wage on a day when marijuana tops the agenda down the street. We can walk and chew gum at the same time, he said, and besides, raising the minimum wage ...
HomeFront provides shelter at a central campus for families without splitting them up. Beyond that, the organization offers services that helps the community with opportunities for employment and ...
Sen. Menendez is grateful for a shot at redemption. As for these dinner guests, the hot meal offers a chance to exchange warm greetings and come in out of the cold.
The goal of the initiative is with more New Jersey students able to receive SNAP, there’s a better chance of them completing their education and going on to land higher paying jobs.
In Camden, most homeless go unnoticed and underserved.
In the most recent ALICE report, the numbers demonstrate that the economic growth the stock market has been enjoying doesn't reflect reality for many NJ families.
A national report from the Food Research & Action Center found the number of New Jersey children receiving after school meals through two federal programs is increasing. However, advocates say the ...
Fresh off a weekend that emphasized a fractured party, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin shifted the focus to food insecurity and ending hunger in the Garden State.
The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee held a hearing to receive feedback on how to make the state's complex and cumbersome foreclosure process easier for residents to navigate.
The needs of formerly incarcerated women are often more complex than men in terms of housing, child custody and gender-specific stigma. Even with re-entry organizations to help women transition back ...
Bergen County shared their plans to reduce homelessness in youth aged 18- to 24-years-old.
Balancing budgets can be difficult when child care costs continue to rise.