NJ Unemployment Rate Drops To 9.6 Percent

TRENTON — Monthly indicators of the New Jersey economy showed the state’s unemployment rate for August edged lower by 0.1 percentage point to 9.6 percent.

Bill To Restore Income Eligibility Guidelines For State AIDS Drug Distribution Program Advances

TRENTON – A bill which would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Governor Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Monday by a vote of 6-3, with one abstention.