A dozen members of the New Jersey Army National Guard who returned home after almost a year-long deployment in Southwest Asia.Read more
The state will make death certificates for veterans available for free under a law signed today by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno.Read more
Death Of NJ Firefighter Inspires Push For Measure That Would Ensure Health Insurance Coverage For Families Of First Responders
It’s been seven weeks since Cinnaminson firefighter Christopher Hunter died and his presence is still strongly felt throughout the department he served for more than 20 yearsRead more
Three bills aimed at assisting and honoring veterans and service members were signed into law Tuesday by acting Gov. Kim Guadagno, who assumed the leadership role because Gov. Chris Christie was outside the state for Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration.Read more
Under current law, the employee’s family medical coverage ends upon death because the employment was terminated. A bill (A-4062) introduced by Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Mount Laurel) was drafted to help ensure medical coverage is not cancelled quickly for family members of deceased first responders.