Roughly 900,000 New Jerseyans are food insecure. Nearly one-third of those are children.
Some of the Legislatures priorities saw a vote in the Assembly and the Senate, but some major priorities will have to wait until 2019.
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.
The lack of access to healthy, affordable food is a problem for about 1.5 million New Jerseyans, according to the USDA. Organizations are making a concerted effort to change that through technical ...