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Advocates For Residents With Disabilities Applaud Effort To Boost Caregivers’ Earnings

State Senate committee is told that patients are neglected because low-paid workers are in short supply

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Businesses That Hire Teens Could Receive Tax Credits Under NJ Bill

The credits would be equal to the higher wages and payroll taxes for the teen workers brought on by New Jersey’s 2019 minimum wage law, which ramps up the state’s minimum wage to $15 for most employees by Jan. 1, 2024.

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State Watchdog Group Hopes To Take Bite Out Of Costly Local-Government Benefits

Decade after State Commission of Investigation reported on local-government policies that can increase burden on taxpayers, its new report reveals many of the same problems

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Voter Registration Drive For New Jerseyans On Parole And Probation

A campaign is being undertaken to register all those who will now be eligible to vote

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Smart Meters Come To NJ, A Key To Achieving Complete Clean Energy By 2050

Smart meters and advanced metering can help consumers tame energy use and make utilities far more responsive to brownouts and outages

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Landlords Must Tell You About Lead In The Tap Water Under Bill Passed By Senate

State lawmakers on Monday took a step toward mandating that your landlord in New Jersey must tell you if there’s too much lead in your tap water — the latest attempt to address a statewide crisis.

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New Jersey Senate Passes Water Quality Legislation

The New Jersey Senate passed two pieces of legislation on Monday to address concerns about water infrastructure and water quality in New Jersey,

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NJ Wants Residents To Know Much Sooner If Their Water Is Polluted With Lead

Property owners in New Jersey may learn much more quickly if tests show high levels of lead flowing through the pipes bringing water into their homes.

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Gov. Murphy: Transparency Can Help Bring Down Health Care Costs

The new Office of Health Care Affordability and Transparency will be charged with working across all state agencies to develop a strategic plan for “consumer affordability, health care quality, cost transparency and taxpayer savings,” the Governor’s Office said.

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Explainer: The Plan To Dramatically Reduce NJ’s Reliance On Fossil Fuels

The state’s energy mix is supposed to look much different by 2050; revised plan outlines clear requirements for clean energy

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