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Deferred Action Helps Kids in Country Illegally Extend Their Stay
Hank Kalet | November 27, 2012 | More Issues
Sometimes called "Dream Act Lite," deferred action grants two-year work permits not green cards and citizenship.
Senate Hearing on Minimum Wage Follows Last Week's Report on Income Disparity
Hank Kalet | November 19, 2012 | More Issues
Today's committee meeting takes up bill boosting minimum wage, favoring cost-of-living adjustments.
Affordable Housing Argued Before State Supreme Court for Third Time
Hank Kalet | November 15, 2012 | More Issues
Complex issue turns on simple question: can towns be required to build housing for low- and middle-income families?
Votes in Three States Buoy Hopes of Gay-Marriage Advocates in NJ
Hank Kalet | November 13, 2012 | More Issues
But marriage-equality supporters here prefer action by state Legislature.
After Hurricane Sandy, NJ's Homeless Population at Greater Risk
Hank Kalet | November 5, 2012 | More Issues, Social, Sandy
Shelters and soup kitchens across the state sustain significant damage from Superstorm.
Incumbent Rep. Frank Pallone, GOP’s Anna Little Offer Clear Choice
Hank Kalet | November 1, 2012 | More Issues
Sixth District candidates stick to party lines on economy, taxes, health care, entitlements.
Incumbent Holt: GOP Policies Turning American Dream into a ‘Mirage’
Hank Kalet | October 26, 2012 | More Issues
But 12th District challenger insists less government, spending cuts will foster prosperity.
Will Voters in 12th Congressional District See ‘Red’ or Still Feel ‘Blue?'
Hank Kalet | October 17, 2012 | More Issues
Longtime incumbent Rush Holt, a liberal Democrat, challenged by GOP flat-tax conservative.
Race in New-Look 6th Congressional District Features Familiar Foes
Hank Kalet | October 12, 2012 | More Issues
Where Are the Banks for New Jersey's Poor and Elderly?
Hank Kalet | October 1, 2012 | More Issues
Banks are a scarce commodity in low-income neighborhoods, forcing residents to use alternative financial services -- which are much more expensive.
Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities Let Seniors Age in Place
Hank Kalet | September 25, 2012 | Healthcare
Mercer County pilot project delivers the services of assisted living to apartment houses and neighborhoods with a concentration of retirees.
Parents Troubled by Bill To Tighten up Immunization Exemptions
Hank Kalet | September 21, 2012 | Healthcare
Advocates argue it’s a matter of public health, critics claim it's a violation of religious and parental freedom.
Medicare Cuts Could Have NJ Healthcare Hemorrhaging Jobs
Hank Kalet | September 19, 2012 | Healthcare
Automatic reductions in the federal budget, scheduled to kick in this January, could do some serious damage to the state's hospitals and private practices.
Food Policy Councils: A New Model for Fighting Hunger and Disease
Hank Kalet | September 14, 2012 | Healthcare
The goal: Cut the price of healthy foods and make sure urban communities have the same options as suburban neighborhoods
Lawmakers Start to Hammer Out Details of NJ Health Insurance Exchange
Hank Kalet | September 13, 2012 | Healthcare
Horizon NJ Health Slashes Medicaid Reimbursements for Home Healthcare
Hank Kalet | September 5, 2012 | Healthcare
Agencies argue that 10 percent cut may ultimately affect the quality of care they can deliver to clients.
New Jersey Job Numbers Provide Sobering Backdrop to Labor Day
Hank Kalet | September 4, 2012 | More Issues
Population growth helps keep unemployment high, while workers who find jobs often must live with pay cuts
Questioning the Governor's Commitment to Transparency
Hank Kalet | August 10, 2012 | Healthcare
A conditional veto of a financial disclosure bill for hospitals has angered healthcare advocates, who argue there's a big difference between what Christie says and does
Low-Income Workers Feel the Pinch of Tax Credit Cut
Hank Kalet | August 8, 2012 | Budget
Decision to trim Earned Income Tax Credit by 20 percent means a smaller safety net.
Will Governor Sign Hospital Financial Disclosure Rules?
Hank Kalet | August 1, 2012 | Healthcare
NJHA opposes the law saying it would chill purchases of failing NJ hospitals by for-profits.
Hunger Gains
Hank Kalet | July 19, 2012 | More Issues
Food pantries and community kitchens are increasingly common in Jersey's cities and suburbs -- and most can't keep up with demand.
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