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Explainer: Sick Leave In New Jersey, What The Law Provides

With the effects of the new coronavirus continuing to evolve, here’s a timely review of the state’s law on sick leave

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NJ 'Dark Money' Law Dead: Secret Donors To Remain Secret From The Public

New Jersey voters will likely not be able to see which secret special interests poured thousands into state and local elections anytime soon. A federal judge made permanent a ban on a "dark money" law in a court filing Wednesday, bringing to an end two out of three lawsuits that challenged the law as unconstitutional. 

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Murphy: Most Won’t Have To Pay For Coronavirus Testing

Announcement does not change testing protocol but serves to allay fears that cost could be a factor in who seeks help

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Will NJ’s Resurrected Proposed Plastic, Paper Bag Ban Become Law?

A statewide plastics ban is back to where it was last legislative session: The Senate passed an almost identical bill last week that bans plastic and paper carryout bags and places restrictions on plastic straws and many polystyrene products.

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Coronavirus: NJ Closings, Cancellations, Delays, Schedule Changes

As New Jersey's response to several cases of novel coronavirus evolves, several institutions are changing their plans for group gatherings. Those include some special events like St. Patrick's Day parades, and routine gatherings like those for daily business or school activity.

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You Can’t Be Fired In N.J. For Failing Drug Test Because Of Medical Marijuana, Court Rules

New Jersey’s top court ruled Tuesday that workers can’t be fired for failing a drug test because of medical marijuana.

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The Vaccine Debate: Science On One Side, Emotion On The Other

An effort to overturn a law requiring vaccines in Maine went down to resounding defeat on Tuesday. That doesn't mean the fight is over in other states.

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Running The Numbers On Murphy’s Fiscal 2021 Health Spending

There’s a lot of money in play in governor’s 2021 spending plan; here’s a close look at where it’s going

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State Releases Latest Performance Figures For High School Graduation

Graduation rates still top 90%, but only half of students are earning diplomas by passing both language and arts tests — others follow alternative routes

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NJ Lawmakers Set Sights On New Effort To Compel Dark-Money Disclosure

State has agreed to permanent injunction against earlier law that drew fire from both sides of the political spectrum

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