State News

Voters Head To The Polls

STATE – New Jersey voters will elect representatives to Congress as well as a host of officials at the county and local levels today. They will also vote on a Constitutional amendment that would prevent state lawmakers and the governor from using money deposited in New Jersey’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund for other purposes.

NJ Phasing Out Traditional Unemployment Checks

TRENTON – By early next year, New Jersey residents who are collecting unemployment will receive their benefits through direct deposit into their bank accounts or via debit cards. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development will begin implementing the new system to eliminate paper checks by the end of the month.