The bill was crafted in response and encouraged by a national dialogue on incidents occurring during routine law enforcement stops.
The bill would create the organizational and regulatory systems required to oversee operations of the cannabis industry in New Jersey.
New Jersey will soon enact stringent environmental justice legislation that will allow the state to reject permits for projects that could have a detrimental impact on already “overburdened” communities.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law four measures that lawmakers believe will improve long-term care facilities that were at the heart of the coronavirus pandemic
While the issue was debated back in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy came to North Jersey to argue for his first-in-the-nation Baby Bond proposal.
New Jersey state officials reluctantly submitted an application to the FEMA for Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance program.
A Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) poll found New Jersey residents will await until a vaccine or treatment is widely available before returning to the way they lived their lives before the coronavirus pandemic.
An environmental justice bill allowing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain pollutants on “overburdened communities” passed committees in both legislative houses.
Since mid-March, when the once-in-a-decade population count kicked off, 64.2% of residents have submitted their responses, compared with 62.3% of households nationally.
New Jersey is one of 15 states that have signed an agreement pledging to develop a plan to eliminate diesel emissions by 2050.
Young adults are the fastest-growing age group of residents testing positive for the coronavirus in New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy pledged his support for key environmental justice legislation for overburdened communities. The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities on overburdened communities.
The state Assembly moved forward with four bills focusing on social justice reform during their legislative session June 15.
Following protests across the country over excessive force by police, Sen. Cory Booker helped introduce a sweeping measure aimed at holding law enforcement accountable and building trust with the community.