The Joint Committee on Criminal Justice Reform found those facing charges from multiple arrests were far more likely to face rearrest pretrial. (Photo by New Jersey Monitor)

N.J. bail reform panel recommends stricter rules for repeat offenders

BY: - June 12, 2023

The report hails New Jersey’s bail reform as a success.

N.J. lawmakers ponder regulations for pet insurance

BY: - January 19, 2023

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.

The new regulation is part of the Murphy administration's push to expand access to abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court's Dodd decision. (Dana DiFilippo | New Jersey Monitor).

N.J. Gov. Murphy’s admin proposes abortion coverage mandate in some health plans

BY: - November 30, 2022

New Jersey would be the eighth state to require abortion coverage in private health insurance plans.

A week out from Election Day, outside groups have reported spending $7.7 million on behalf of Democratic and Republican candidates. (Photo by Daniella Heminghaus for the New Jersey Monitor)

New Jersey Congressional races see $15M in outside spending

BY: - November 1, 2022

GOP groups have poured $5.7M into effort to defeat Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski in a year heavy with outside spending.

Trailblazing scholar heads to the N.J. Assembly with eye on public access

BY: - January 3, 2022

Sadaf Jaffer will be one of the first Muslims to serve in the Garden State's Legislature.