Commuters take the mike to fight a proposed 9 percent transit fare hike. NJ Transit gets an earful about delays, breakdowns and the rush hour crush that would cost them more and give them less.
The state treasurer tells an Assembly committee that New Jersey reaped a windfall in tax revenue — about $200 million. But that’s not enough to cover the $1.3 billion needed to make public employee pension payments.
And a war veteran returns home to fight another battle. He’s giving homeless vets a much needed helping hand in the form of backpacks filled with hope.