An Obama-era program that gives prisoners an opportunity to earn college credits while incarcerated yields reduced rates of recidivism.
Improving the lives of the smallest New Jersey residents will take time, money and determination, but now there’s a benchmark to measure progress.
Balancing budgets can be difficult when child care costs continue to rise.
The Monmouth County prosecutor announced a program that would offer drug treatment services to inmates before their release from the county jail. The program is the first of its kind in New Jersey.
The Amistad Commission meets quarterly to promote and protect the law mandating the teaching of African-American history in all New Jersey public schools.
Commuters are paying more and still getting less.
The Youth Advocates Program celebrated 40 years in New Jersey with a special send off to its long-term employees.
New Jersey is the sixth most expensive state in the United States for renters. Because of those costs, many people are turning to becoming homeowners, but home prices are also on the rise.
The Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee held a contentious public hearing to spur the conversation about New Jersey's affordable housing issue.
The funds are being withheld from local governments that have adopted "sanctuary" policies.
Recent legislation would make playgrounds more accessible to children and adults in wheelchairs or crutches.
The new report on New Jersey’s municipal courts wouldn’t surprise many people who’ve gotten ticketed and ended up before the judge somewhere in Jersey.
New Jersey has had its share of politically active first ladies who have shone a spotlight on important issues, but First Lady Tammy Murphy may be making her mark as much behind the scenes as at the ...
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says the city needs a lot of lawyers to handle the thousands of eviction cases each year, and one law firm is planning to help.
New Jersey Reentry Corporation announces program to help underserved communities and formerly incarcerated obtain gainful employment.