Although good deeds are welcome any day of the year, businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison thought it would be nice to turn up the volume.
The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.
Without action from Congress, action that isn’t expected, Hamilton will join nearly 200,000 people in the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey who are about to lose special unemployment benefits that will shrink from 63 weeks of coverage to 26.
An anti-hunger group chose a novel way to call attention to cuts in food stamp benefits.
Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday that it will begin offering benefits to legally married same-sex couples in the U.S. for the first time starting next week.
South Jersey’s first medical marijuana dispensary is just a few weeks from opening.
Here’s where to share the love, find the love or just get through it all in the City of BroLo.
As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, the U.S. Department of Treasury is going paperless. The move is supposed to save taxpayers $1 billion over 10 years, but that now means that benefit recipients have a decision to make.
The special assistance program will help those in Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties who were living or working in the affected counties at the time of the storm and who are unemployed as a result of it.
Senate president Steve Sweeney is ready to proceed with a package he hammered out with Governor Chris Christie which would require state workers to pay more for health insurance and increase contributions to their pension fund.
The leader of the New Jersey Senate says pension and health care benefits for the average public safety worker cost local governments $47,000 a year.
“It’s very discouraging,” said Earl Seawright referring to the economic climate in Philadelphia.
The search for work has become a full time job of its own for Wayne Hood.
A spokesman says Pennsylvania officials should know more Friday about how soon people eligible for the unemployment extension can expect benefits.