State News

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.

Sierra Club Endorses Pallone

STATE – The Sierra Club of New Jersey Chapter has endorsed Democrat Frank Pallone in his bid for re-election to represent the state’s 6th District in Congress. They cited Pallone’s record on environmental issues, calling him a “true leader.”

Menendez Honored As Champion Of Children

NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, representing Healthy Families NJ and Parents as Teachers NJ, and the Nurse-Family Partnership® honored U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as a champion of home visitation in support of America’s children earlier this month.