Backed by a star lineup of social justice advocates, Murphy seized the bully pulpit to argue that legalizing recreational marijuana is nothing less than a civil rights issue.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
There was overwhelming support for a bill that would restore the voting rights of felons who are currently incarcerated and on probation or parole.
Faith leaders meet to discuss the social justice aspect of marijuana legalization.
Coughlin, speaking at the Southern New Jersey Development Council's Public Policy Breakfast, gave a quick update on the legislative agenda for the remainder of this year and into next.
The coalition says state legislators have a role in reforms, policies, and laws in an effort to help make New Jersey more equitable for all of its citizens.
As the state appears to move closer and closer to legalizing recreational marijuana use, expect to see more officials speaking out to make sure the law gets it right.
On decriminalization, Jersey City Prosecutor Jake Hudnut and state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal meet to define roles.
The just-launched College and University Social Justice Coalition is tapping into a youth awakening after the Parkland school shooting.
New Jersey Reentry Corporation opened a new facility in Elizabeth to provide reentry services to inmates and the recently released.
Forums held around the state, like the one at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice in Newark, are bridging communication barriers between groups in urban cities that have historically not spoken to each ...
A new Hudson River rail tunnel's back on track. Amtrak and the U.S. Department of Transportation agree to pay half. New York and New Jersey divide up the rest, but what's Jersey's share? When it comes ...