Newark’s young men of color face major challenges in education, health and safety.
A study by the American Journal of Public Health looked at the link between low income and poor health nationwide and showed a consistent pattern of health improvements in states that increased their ...
At stake is over $20 billion in federal funding for New Jersey. It's money that goes to schools, transportation and infrastructure along with the number of congressional seats given to represent ...
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.
Advocates fear the Trump administration’s rule changes could cut New Jersey’s Title X funding, which totaled $8.8 million last year.
A new report finds immigrants, who make up 22 percent of the state's population, own 47 percent of main street businesses. Advocates say immigrants look to open businesses because racism and language ...
Despite officials at the correctional facility saying they've already addressed the issues that were cited in a recent federal report, advocates say they're not buying it.
For a company to qualify for Grow NJ tax incentives, it must meet certain standards for job creation and minimum company investments. But as a distressed city, Camden is held to lower standards.
"Spotlight on the future of local journalism" provides an in-depth look at what's to come from experts in the journalism field.
“If These Stones Could Talk” celebrates the overlooked history of African-Americans in Central New Jersey.
WNYC reporter Matt Katz discusses the conditions at the state's immigration detention facilities and how counties are profiting from federal contracts with ICE.
"Breaking Barriers Through Education" was the theme of the first-ever Black History Month program from the state's Department of Education. Students from schools across the state focused on how ...
A federal Homeland Security surprise inspection last July documented violations that “pose significant health and safety risks at the facility.”
New Jersey's paid family leave is doubling from six to 12 weeks and increasing the amount people will bring home under a new law Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday.
Rutgers University kicks off a centennial celebration of the performer, activist and athlete's graduation in 1919.