The state and protesters share the goals of lowering recidivism rates and ending the disproportionate number of black and Latino youth going in to the system. But while the state wants to build new, ...
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumpter discusses a package of measures aimed at reversing maternal mortality rates in New Jersey.
In Newark, activists gathered to plan how to lobby Jersey lawmakers to raise New Jersey’s current $8.60 hourly wage to $15, including tipped restaurant servers.
At a conference in Newark, health care workers, policy makers and state leaders are gathering. Proposing prevention strategies and improvements to obstetric care.
A new bill would establish a commission to foster participation for the next decennial Census in 2020.
If recreational marijuana is legalized, should the criminal records of people convicted on marijuana charges be expunged?
The bill makes it illegal for employers to pay women less for doing “substantially similar work."
Craig Coughlin talks legislative priorities and appointments as the new speaker-elect.
Legislative leadership worked together to draft and pass Horizon legislation and the state budget.
Union leaders say nearly two-thirds of New Jersey’s 46,000 nursing home residents rely on Medicaid for their care.
The governor on the front lines of efforts to curb opioid addiction, talking with doctors on the dangers of over-prescribing painkillers. St. Peter's Healthcare System on the front lines in the fight ...
With more teens taking up vaping the surgeon general calls e-cigarettes a public health concern. Are they a healthy alternative to smoking or a gateway drug? With more than half a million New Jersey ...
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter says the program would help former inmates integrate back into society.
Members of New Jersey's delegation had high praise for the speakers on the first day of the DNC.
Making history. The Democrats' dramatic roll call of states nominating the first woman presidential candidate ever. Teed up by a starting line-up of opening night speakers who gave Trump the pinata ...