Some 35,000 New Jersey residents could lose SNAP benefits if Congress passes the House version of the farm bill.
If it passes, the farm bill will lower income limits for eligibility and require most adults ages 18 to 59 to work at least 20 hours a week to be eligible for food assistance.
New Jersey's Temporary Rental Assistance program is ending. Advocates say that may increase homelessness.
Restricted seating at Newark Penn Station. Who's being targeted? And is limiting access to a public place legal? Pulling stop-gap rental assistance for those chronically homeless or disabled. If the ...
Nonprofit Feeding America found the highest rates of hunger in New Jersey located in southern counties.
NJ Working Families executive director and NJBIA president and CEO debate the effects of raising the minimum wage.
The state budget gets the fine-toothed comb treatment. Lawmakers accounting for every red cent to be spent and then some. A federal judge rules the public has a right to know the names of all the ...
Lawmakers heard testimony about programs such as homeless assistance, SNAP and Return Home NJ during a budget hearing.
The first federal lawsuit over lead in the school water supply. Plaintiffs are seeking class action status to hold political leaders accountable for the poison. Holding Health and Human Services to ...
Will that train or bus ride cost you more? Who's adopting electronic cigarettes? Your teens. Flu concerns for dogs and cats. The latest Revel ruling. And some major league hacking at Rutgers.
Members of the Assembly questioned the Department of Human Services acting commissioner about its practices.
Pension reform? The panel gets guidance from Geithner. Savaging the "Save Atlantic City" plan. Food and fuel stalled by the governor's veto. Does refusing vaccinations imperil public health? And ...
Republicans in the Assembly did not vote to override Christie's veto.
Port Authority spending. We've got the man in charge. Progress in Atlantic City, not all of it good. Knocking out the red light cameras. A race to enroll in Obamacare before midnight.
Requests for emergency food assistance in Trenton jumped 10 to 12 percent over the past year.