Sen. Ron Rice, who has been leading the effort to decriminalize marijuana possession in lieu of legalization, joined other lawmakers and advocates to continue pushing the agenda, which he says is ...
Newark's first black mayor laid the foundation for the city's renaissance.
The legislators, who both oppose legalization, hope the ballot process will allow voters to become more informed.
Sources say hurdles have been cleared, but critics say there's more work to do.
There was overwhelming support for a bill that would restore the voting rights of felons who are currently incarcerated and on probation or parole.
At a conference in Newark, health care workers, policy makers and state leaders are gathering. Proposing prevention strategies and improvements to obstetric care.
Sweeney says legal weed bill could get vote next month.
Assemblyman Jamel Holley has put forth a series of amendments to garner support to advance a bill to legalize marijuana statewide. One of the key Democrats leading the charge against legalization, ...
The word in Trenton on Thursday is that both houses have agreed on the parameters of the budget.
Decriminalization effort continues, but the bill's path to law is likely to be blocked by Senate President Steve Sweeney.
Monday, four lawmakers said they would introduce bills to restore voting rights to those in prison, on parole and probation — which would effect roughly 94,000 New Jersey residents.
The Legislative Black Caucus hosted a series of hearings in the hopes of slowing down the marijuana legalization effort in the state.
Sen. Rice says decriminalizing marijuana would help his community more than legalization.
According to new research, about 20 percent of the state’s population lives in hard-to-count communities, which could make 2020 Census data less reliable.
A New Jersey’s Institute for Social Justice study shows approximately 94,000 New Jerseyans can’t vote because of a felony conviction.