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Atlantic City Hosts Summit On Human Trafficking
“I frankly do not say that lightly,” the Moorestown Democrat and Senate majority whip said at the event, where he was the keynote speaker. “Although it’s been 400 years since the first slaves were forcibly brought to America and nearly 160 years since President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, slavery in the form of human trafficking is still alive.”
Murphy's Low-Income Housing Proposal Helps But Not Enough, Some Say
The initiative would allocate $300 million in American Rescue Plan funds the state received from the federal government to create the fund.
N.J. Department Of Education Partners With Rowan To Recruit More Men Of Color As Teachers
Bobby Morgan still remembers it like it was yesterday.
He said his sixth-grade teacher told his parents he “did not belong” in honors classes. And those words stuck with him throughout high school and college.
NJ Education Officials, Rowan Partnering To Get More Men Of Color In K-12 Workforce
The New Jersey Department of Education and Rowan University on Tuesday announced an initiative called "Men of Color Hope Achievers," designed to recruit and retain male educators from minority or disadvantaged backgrounds in the state's K-12 workforce, possibly as early as this September.
Bill That Mandates NJ Schools Teach Students About 9/11 Passes Senate
A bill requiring New Jersey schools to teach students about 9/11 just passed the State Senate. Read on for why 3 local lawmakers support it.
N.J. Legislators Sign Letter Of Support For Starbucks Union Effort
Twenty-six New Jersey elected officials signed a letter of support for the recent unionization efforts at Starbucks stores in the state, urging CEO Howard Schultz to adhere to, and sign, the Fair Election Principles.
Bill To Give Atlantic City A Cut Of New Jersey’s Sports Betting Tax Revenue Advances
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to cut Atlantic City in on taxes being generated from the state’s thriving sports betting market.
Bill Advances To Give Atlantic City 1.25% Of Sports Gaming Dollars
TRENTON — Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. has long talked about the city’s need to keep more taxes generated by its casino industry, and a bill advanced in a Senate committee Thursday morning to start that process.