Recently released data by the Food Research and Action Center shows that in 2015, only 48% of eligible New Jersey seniors participated in SNAP.
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other legislators toured a food bank in Neptune as Coughlin continues his fight against what has become a marquee issue for him -- food insecurity.
The goal of the initiative is with more New Jersey students able to receive SNAP, there’s a better chance of them completing their education and going on to land higher paying jobs.
According to the report, young male veterans have higher unemployment rates then similar civilians, which can make it harder for them to afford enough to eat.
A gaggle of demonstrators congregated outside of Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and demanded to know the full scope of sexual abuse allegations against priests in New Jersey dioceses.
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.
A new team approach to teaching kids about drugs. High school students in South Plainfield hear firsthand about the dangers of opioid addiction. What two studies say about success and improvement in ...
A new report shows how widespread the need for SNAP is in fighting food insecurity.
The Beth Greenhouse distributes about 100 pounds of food a week.
In her first year as the head of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Debra Vizzi just finished a Feeding America report and talks about her discoveries.
This is one statistic going in the wrong direction: driving deaths on the rise. What to do about it? Testimony at the Bridgegate trial. Why one executive -- not charged in the plot -- felt helpless to ...
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 ...