State News

NJ Under Flood Watch

STATE — Much of the state is currently under a flood watch until early Saturday morning. The National Weather Service has also issued a high wind warning in effect until Friday morning for much of central New Jersey.

NJ Poverty Rate Increases

EDISON – New Census data released this week show an “alarming” increase in New Jersey’s poverty rate between 2007 and 2009, from 8.6% to 9.4%, according to Anjali Srivastava, co-director for Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute (LSNJ’s PRI).