Moderna plan to hike COVID vaccine price to $130 a dose rebuked at U.S. Senate hearing

BY: - March 22, 2023

The Moderna CEO argued that an expected drop in demand, changes to its distribution process and the overall benefit of the vaccine warrant the higher cost.

What hazardous materials travel on trains around New Jersey? It’s a secret.

BY: - March 22, 2023

Authorities hide the rail routes hazardous materials travel, citing security concerns. The East Palestine disaster should change that, critics say.

Lawmakers seek change after Ticketmaster fiascos

BY: - March 22, 2023

Critics of three bills pushed by Assembly members say they are a gift to scalpers and would drive business away from New Jersey.

Trump’s possible arrest by Manhattan DA blasted by U.S. House GOP leaders

BY: - March 21, 2023

At the close of business on the East Coast, Trump had not been arrested, and widespread protests had not broken out.

Election law watchdog to face hearing over allegations of homophobia, racism

BY: - March 21, 2023

The head of New Jersey's election law watchdog is accused of sending a homophobic email to a staffer.

Judge dismisses complaint accusing ferry operator of illegal Hudson River dumping

BY: - March 21, 2023

The Port Imperial Ferry Corporation was accused of routinely illegally dumping raw sewage and polluted bilge water into the Hudson River.

Advocates urge lawmakers to mandate minimum nurse staffing at hospitals

BY: - March 21, 2023

As a longstanding nurse shortage worsens, advocates implored legislators to pass a bill that would require minimum patient-to-nurse ratios.

Ending a pregnancy in 14 states leaves few options. Some are looking to Europe and India for help.

BY: - March 21, 2023

Abortion pills from places as far as India are one of the only options left for those seeking abortions in one of the 14 states with criminal penalties for health care providers who perform the procedure.

Senate panel advances nominations of new utility regulators

BY: - March 21, 2023

The nominations to the utilities board are awaiting full confirmation by the state Senate.

Lawmakers fast-track $103M in new funding for school districts reeling from state aid cuts

BY: and - March 20, 2023

School districts battered by years of funding cuts would get a one-year $103 million boost in state aid under a new bill.

New Jersey Senate approves campaign finance overhaul

BY: - March 20, 2023

The bill would double limits on contributions to political candidates, triple donations to county party organizations, and allow the governor to remake the Election Law Enforcement Commission.

As gambling revenue climbs, lawmakers advance bills to curb gaming addiction

BY: - March 20, 2023

Lawmakers want to create a diversionary court for gambling addicts, ban gaming ads at colleges, and require education on compulsive gambling.