In New Jersey, bill would track deadly car crashes caused by cannabis impairment
Experts say exploring a link between marijuana use and car crashes may not be easy.
N.J. lawmakers propose eliminating the cost of calls for incarcerated people
Reformers have long called on policymakers to reduce the cost of communications in correctional facilities.
New Jersey races to meet expedited deadline to distribute water assistance — or lose it
Pa. could be a downstream beneficiary of the federal funding if Garden State officials fail to act.
N.J. lawmakers pass bill to make ‘sextortion’ a crime
TRENTON, N.J. — Using sexual images to extort victims could soon become a crime in New Jersey after lawmakers in the Senate unanimously passed legislation last week to criminalize “sextortion.” Sextortion can involve someone hacking into a person’s computer or phone to steal sexual material and threaten to distribute it, or coercing a victim into taking […]
N.J. lawmakers ponder regulations for pet insurance
Under existing law, pet coverage is largely limited to property and casualty license holders and those who apply for a separate limited license to sell pet insurance.
High cost of legal cannabis in New Jersey irks customers
Garden State officials concede that prices are high, but say that will change as more dispensaries open.
N.J. implements new rules targeting power plants
The rules require new power plants to keep their hourly carbon dioxide emissions below 860 megawatts per hour, ban the sale of certain fuel oil, and limit applications of fossil fuel generating units.
N.J. Gov. Murphy’s admin proposes abortion coverage mandate in some health plans
New Jersey would be the eighth state to require abortion coverage in private health insurance plans.
Despite warnings from activists, New Jersey’s bear hunt likely is returning
'They have a right to live, and we do not have a right to take that life,' bear defender Brian Craine said.
New Jersey Congressional races see $15M in outside spending
GOP groups have poured $5.7M into effort to defeat Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski in a year heavy with outside spending.
Low-income renters and tenants of color in N.J. bear brunt of housing crisis, study finds
The Garden State needs a 'visionary housing policy' to protect families from displacement, according to an advocacy group.
New Jersey’s voting systems see repeated reforms since 2020
While New Jersey has been no stranger to election reforms in recent years, some have proven easier to enact than others.