Dec. 29, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

The poor can’t be kept in jail for failing to make bail. Reformers applaud the changes. But some counties and companies claim it won’t pay.

Voice-activated technology linked to the cloud can control your internet of things. But can it also virtually spy on you?

A former NFL player throws a Hail Mary pass to get the league’s ban on medicinal marijuana lifted. Can pot treat pain as well as addictive opioids?

Treating needy neighbors with food and shelter and resources can fuel the soul but break the bank. Who will suffer if the money runs out?

And look who’s bucking Congress’ attempt to ban transmitting from the House chambers via social networks? A Jersey girl.