Top Cannabis Official Faces Lawmakers During Five-Hour Hearing
It’s been three weeks since New Jerseyans started heading to local dispensaries to pick up legal, recreational cannabis – the start of what’s expected to be a multi-billion dollar industry that launched nearly four years after lawmakers began seriously discussing marijuana legalization.
Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month
May is Jewish American Heritage Month, which creates a timely opportunity to praise the many contributions that Jewish Americans have made to our country and our state's reputation as a citadel of democracy. And their impact in New Jersey is unmistakable. About 572,000 Jewish Americans live in New Jersey, representing about 8% of the population.
Committee Advances Singleton Mortgage Tax Credit Bill
Trenton – In an effort to make homeownership more affordable, the Senate Commerce Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would provide a refundable gross income tax credit for early principal payments on certain home mortgages.
Committee Advances Singleton-Madden ‘Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act’
Trenton – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Fred Madden that would establish the “Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act,” expanding protections for healthcare workers who are subjected to workplace violence.
Burlington County Commissioners Partnering With Senator Singleton And Sheriff’s Department To Collect Items For Domestic Violence Shelter
MOUNT HOLLY – The Burlington County Commissioners are teaming with New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department to collect items for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services and the women and children the nonprofit helps shelter and support.
The Color Teal During Food Allergy Month
It's the color of teal and the condition is real. Teal is the color we highlight every May during Food Allergy Awareness Month. While this condition sometimes seems to garner modest attention, it is vitally important to everyone. More than 30 million people are estimated to have food allergies, and many of those can be life threatening. The number of people who have this condition should suggest that you know someone who does, even if you have no food allergies.
Employee Or Independent Contractor? The Difference Can Affect Your Wage And NJ Benefits
In 2020, the state lost almost half a billion in tax dollars and workers were underpaid tens of millions of dollars in wages due to misclassification — and those numbers represent just 1% of businesses in the state.