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Menendez, Booker Pitches Inflation-Cut Bill to New Jersey Seniors
Senators say the measures will make health care more affordable and combat climate change.
New Jersey under statewide drought watch, residents urged to conserve water
A sharp drop in reservoir levels was reported in northern and central Jersey.
Gottheimer pushes effort to blunt NYC’s congestion pricing plan
Lawmakers say congestion charges will be a double tax for New Jerseyans.
Senate Committee Passes Bill to Protect Cavenpoint
Critics said previous laws put areas within Liberty State Park at risk of privatization.
Why New Jersey Needs More Child Psychiatrists to Fight the Mental Health Crisis
Interview with Meredith Blunt, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in New Jersey
Food banks, pantries under pressure as inflation stimulates demand
But donations have been delayed, said one pantry official.
In New Jersey, the battle continues to take down the spotted lantern fly
New Jersey is looking to overcome this thorny problem with long-term solutions.