Heat Wave Day 1: NJ Residents Complaining Already [AUDIO]
The weather is offering a hot and sticky reminder that today is the first day of summer.
Teen Tan Ban Proposal Takes a Step Back [POLL/AUDIO]
The voices of concerned New Jersey parents and business owners were heard, and the teen tanning ban proposal was turned upside down by a Senate committee Monday.
Longer School Days Approved by NJ Assembly Panel [POLL/AUDIO]
A measure advanced Thursday by the Assembly Education Committee could put a scare in even the most eager and successful New Jersey students.
Repeat DUI Offenses Could Turn Criminal [AUDIO]
A measure approved today by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee would criminalize repeat drunk driving offenses in certain cases. It now heads to the full Assembly.
"Campus Debit Card Trap" Skims Millions from Students: Report
According to a new report by NJPIRG Law & Policy Center, banks and financial firms have partnered up with hundreds of campuses nationwide, latching their debit cards and other products onto student IDs. The report said over nine million students are at risk for increased debt, as the student deb…
UPDATE: Bill Aims to Curb Excessive Compensation For NJ Community College Presidents
UPDATE: Assembly Republicans Amy Handlin and Donna Simon are drafting legislation that would make compensation for community college presidents transparent and accountable to tuition payers and taxpayers.
Consumer Confidence Dips, May Get a Boost [AUDIO/POLL]
The Consumer Confidence Index for May, released by the Conference Board yesterday, dropped about four points from the month prior.
Child Well-Being: A County-by-County Ranking [AUDIO]
Out of all 21 New Jersey counties, Morris County ranked number one in overall child well-being. Cumberland County ranked last, according to the New Jersey Kids Count annual rankings released this week.
Hurricane Season Starts Soon: Are You Prepared? [AUDIO]
It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and the American Red Cross is reminding folks to prepare now. Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30.
Teen Tanning Ban Approved in NJ Assembly [AUDIO]
On Thursday, the full New Jersey Assembly voted in favor of a bill that would make it illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to use a tanning bed, regardless of whether they have obtained parental permission. The measure has been sailing through the lower house since a Nutley mother was accused of t…