Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a controversial article regarding the status of the approximately two million super-obese children in this country (“State intervention in life-threatening childhood obesity”, Murtagh & Ludwig).
The nation’s 400 richest people have more combined wealth than the 80 million American households that comprise the heart of the middle class plus every American with less. Wealth is more concentrated in a few hands than ever before.
Too often, we elevate the events of the American Revolution to near-mythic status and forget that the real revolutionaries were neither agitators nor hotheads, neither looking for trouble nor trying to start a fight.
As a health insurance broker, and a member of the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters (NJAHU), I’m often asked by my clients why health insurance premiums seem to be spiraling out of control. The reason the cost of health insurance rises, I tell them, is because the cost of health care keeps rising.
Nine months ago, thanks to a $5.1 million federal Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) grant, the New Jersey State Library implemented a series of steps to enable libraries throughout New Jersey to better assist our unemployed and underemployed residents and their families.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Elizabeth boy was in grave condition this morning after being shot in Linden Monday night, according to authorities.
CARTERET — Moody’s Investor Service has assigned the much-coveted A1 rating to the borough’s $4.5 million refunding bonds, as of July 18, according to Mayor Dan Reiman’s administration.
NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against two companies offering modeling and talent services and their owner, alleging, among other things, that they engaged in deceptive practices in order to entice consumers to enter into written agreements to pay for services that would purportedly assist their children in obtaining modeling and acting careers.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men were sentenced to federal prison Monday for conspiring to file thousands of false and fraudulent federal income tax returns that caused the IRS to issue over $3 million in refund checks, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.