For now, the nation’s first legal overdose prevention center is on hold with New Jersey taking a keen interest in the outcome across the Delaware River.
The 2006 law banned smoking in bars and restaurants. This new law takes effect in six months and fines people for smoking on beaches and in parks.
A bill awaiting the governor's pen would impose a 5 cent fee on both plastic and paper single-use shopping bags, but environmentalists say that's not enough.
A package of transgender rights bills recently cleared the Legislature and await Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, the largest of which allows residents to change their gender identity on a birth ...
Lawmakers say they expect both governors to support the Port Authority reform bill.
The Time Is Now Coalition, which was established to combat sexual harassment and assault, shared what they learned after months of discussions with survivors and others across the state.
The bill makes it illegal for employers to pay women less for doing “substantially similar work."
A bill that would restore funding to Planned Parenthood and other family planning centers heads to Murphy's desk, along with a host of other bills following the first full Assembly voting session of ...
Lawmakers and other state leaders are looking to change policies regarding sexual misconduct in the State House and in the state at large.
Today’s session was also notable for the seats that will change come Tuesday. Several longtime lawmakers were honored for their work, and said their goodbyes.
The bills considered during the voting sessions were almost entirely noncontroversial. It's the lame duck session with a new legislature being sworn in on Jan. 9.
The number of students chronically absent in the 2015 to 2016 school year is down by about 8,000 from the year before, but problems remain.
Bills to ban governor advance to Senate.
Preserving Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst. Could senators find compromise on defense that they couldn't reach on health care. Voting on back pay for government workers shut out during the shutdown. ...
Mental Health organizations argue that the timing is not right for this kind of drastic shift.