Advocates say the state may be doing well right now in tax collections, but New Jersey needs more money for schools, infrastructure, NJ Transit, environmental cleanup and much more.
The IRS reported some 40% of Americans still hadn’t filed by April 5. It expected more than 14 million people to request extensions. Citizen Action prepared 6,000 returns for free in 2018.
People came seeking more state funding, but only got three minutes to make their case before the Assembly Budget Committee.
If all goes smoothly, Jersey residents could start enrolling through the state exchange in the fall of 2020 for health care coverage that would start in 2021.
For workers who depend on government benefits, higher wages could be a double-edged sword that shreds their safety net.
The speech covered a lot of territory. Whether it moved the needle on Murphy’s relationship with Sweeney, we’ll have to wait and see.
Housing advocates acknowledge America's made great progress in fair housing, but say so much more needs to be done.
In a blue state like Jersey, the bill's proposed changes to the Reapportionment Council could yield a significant advantage for Democrats to control more than half the districts.
Despite lower premium costs and the state increasing funding for outreach, New Jersey is on track to sign up fewer individuals on healthcare.gov than last year.
Faith leaders meet to discuss the social justice aspect of marijuana legalization.
New Jersey says enrollment dipped by 10 percent last year and it plans to reverse that this year.
There is now help for families in danger of losing their homes in NJ where the rate of foreclosures are triple the national average.
Ady Barkan's message is that Medicare and Medicaid need saving.
Critics of Dodd-Frank have been working to roll back the regulations since it passed in 2010. Tuesday’s House vote is the first, in what many expect to be more, dismantling the banking rule.
New Jersey Prophetic Agenda says its members already are working with lawmakers and they have faith it will lead to change.