Economy Taking Toll On Mental Health Service Funding [AUDIO]
Visits to hospital psychiatric emergency departments have climbed 20% over the last three years nationwide.
NJ Suffers From Severe Lack Of Autism Programs [AUDIO]
New Jersey has the highest documented autism rate in the nation. For adults with the condition, the state is suffering from a severe shortage of programs.
Hit With Budget Cuts, NJ Bio Terror Threat Real [AUDIO]
Is New Jersey prepared for a possible anthrax attack or pandemic flu outbreak?
Menendez Bill Would Protect Consumers From Hidden Fees [AUDIO]
If you’re doing some last minute holiday shopping — pay attention to this. Unsuspecting consumers are finding out the hard way that prepaid cards often give you much less than you paid for, thanks to hidden fees.
Sweeney: "I Regret Not Pushing For Lower Prop Tax Cap" [AUDIO]
Governor Chris Christie and Senate President Steve Sweeney agreed to landmark legislation earlier this year, pushing through a bipartisan package of pension and benefits reforms and a 2 percent cap on property taxes.
NJ Legislative Leaders Debate Sick Leave Payouts [AUDIO]
How much should we cap unused sick day cash outs for public employees?
Charter Schools Hit 2 Million Mark Nationwide [AUDIO]
The number of students attending charter schools nationwide has increased as states pass laws lifting caps and encourage expansion.
GPS Will Help Jersey Snow Plows this Winter [AUDIO]
New Jersey DOT crews will be using a new tool to help keep roads clear this winter, GPS technology.
Obama Unveils New East to Read Credit Card Agreements [AUDIO]
Do you understand all the fine print in your credit card agreement? If you don’t, you’re not alone. The Obama administration has unveiled a new project aimed at simplifying the language.
DYFS Survery Reveals Some Improvements, More Challenges [AUDIO]
New Jersey’s child welfare system is improving — but still faces many challenges — according to a new survey of DYFS employees.
Over 200 Bears Killed On First Day Of NJ Hunt [AUDIO]
Wildlife officials say over 200 bears have been killed on the first day of New Jersey’s weeklong black bear hunt.
NJ Poverty Rates Up In 13 Counties [AUDIO]
Poverty rates are up in New Jersey, in more than 60 percent of the state’s counties according to recent U.S. Census figures.