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.
Educators and parents debate whether armed police officers can keep schools safer.
For these folks the long wait is over, and the nation’s birthday will forever be connected to their U.S. citizenship.
A school bus carrying children crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike Friday.
Demonstrators were protesting Essex County's contract with ICE to detain unauthorized immigrants in its county jail for a fee.
The court ruled that public sector unions can no longer collect any fees from nonunion members.
Environmentalists sue the city of Newark for not doing enough to fix lead contamination in the water, but the city contends that is outrageous.
Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero explains the significance of recent federal Supreme Court rulings.
Three hundred advance troops, AARP volunteers, met in Trenton to hear from politicians who crave continued support from the organization’s 1.3 million New Jersey members, aged 50 and over.
Advocates claim officials reportedly have no comprehensive database and no protocols in place to identify and reunite children with parents, some of whom may already have been deported.
The Center for Family Services expects to see 300 children pass through their facilities within the next year.
Monmouth County officials say they haven't received aid for emergency response systems since 2011 and demand to know where the money is being spent by the state.
Sports betting is now legal in New Jersey and you can bet the Council on Compulsive Gambling has some big concerns.
The state estimates legalization would add $300 million a year to its budget.
The bill would allow someone who's already collecting a pension and is then elected to public office to boost their pension based on the new job's salary.