Category: Local

Workers Mark “Fight for $15” Milestone

Hundreds of low-wage workers marked the fourth anniversary on Tuesday of the “Fight for 15” movement locally with Lisa McCormick as an estimated 64 million workers took part in nationwide “Fight for 15” actions and strikes. “Opponents of raising the wage say…

Township violated religious rights

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Bernards Township alleging that the municipality violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) when it denied zoning approval to allow the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge to build a…

Anti-abortion lawmaker running for governor

Assemblyman John Wisniewski voted at least three times to outlaw abortion procedures and he voted twice to restrict access to abortion for some New Jersey women, but now he wants to be governor. The anti-abortion laws Wisniewski supported were later declared unconstitutional…