Fifteen percent of New Jersey’s residents are black. But blacks compose 60 percent of those in prison. The gathering storm over prison reform. Top leaders aim to reverse race-based sentencing and mass incarceration of nonviolent offenders.
Back to school in Newark…with new leadership … new resources … and an old problem. The One Newark school reform’s still contentious.
A de-funded peer support program for vets has new funding and a future. Because Republicans and Democrats decided to work together to get it done.