In a continued effort to curb the drug epidemic wreaking havoc in the community and help those suffering from substance abuse disorder, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer is unveiling two new initiatives to help turn the tide.
A bill sponsored by Jersey Shore Senator Robert Singer and Assemblyman Sean Kean to authorize issuing "Support Recovery" license plates has been approved by the senate and is heading to Governor Phil Murphy for consideration.
The Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey is hosting a town hall in Toms River, one of Ocean County's hardest hit areas, where residents and experts are invited to share their thoughts on the opioid epidemic and seek help for others or themselves.
President Obama is expected to ask Congress for $50 billion in Hurricane Sandy aid. That sounds great...until you realize that the governors of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut have asked for $82 billion in relief aid. So who should foot the bill?