A bill introduced by Congressman Chris Smith to provide emergency relief to Christians and other minorities being driven from their homes, persecuted or killed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.
The Bi-Partisan Heroin Task Force in Washington D.C., co-chaired by Jersey Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur, have introduced the Alert Act which give pharmacists a new tool to protect patients from opioid overuse.
Ocean County Prosecutor Joe Coronato will be in Washington this afternoon to testify at the House Global Health Subcommittee hearing to discuss the effects of fentanyl on the opioid crisis here in Ocean County.
U.S. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker's (D) proposal to legalize marijuana on a federal level comes face to face with new opponents. Among them is the national non-profit and non-partisan organization 'Smart Approaches to Marijuana' (SAM).
Former Manalapan Mayor Andrew Lucas was found guilty following a two-week federal fraud trial. He was convicted Thursday of falsifying documents and setting up a sham company to gain a loan and investment money, to buy a local farm in 2009 that earned him over a million dollars in farmland preservat…
On Thursday, the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee is scheduled to consider a bill focused on letting residents and business owners know when their lights will be turned back on following power outages.
A panel of New Jersey lawmakers used a portion of Monday's agenda to question a member of the state treasurer's office on the lack of progress with a Sandy-related measure signed into law more than a year ago.