Employer outlays for workers’ health insurance slowed from a 9 percent jump last year to less than half that — 4 percent — this year, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Foundation. Good news?
OLD BRIDGE — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department released additional details this weekend in the continuing investigation into the fatal shooting of two Pathmark employees killed by another employee, who then committed suicide on Aug. 31.
EAST BRUNSWICK — Two people were killed and four others were injured Saturday, including a motorist who lost control of her vehicle and struck the five pedestrians as they were walking home from a religious service, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and William Krause, deputy chief and director of the East Brunswick Police Department, announced.
When the last national census was taken in 2010, 48 percent of the population was classified as poor or low-income (earning less than 200 percent of the poverty level). Anyone who’s ever tried to live on a low income knows how difficult it can be to make ends meet when cost increases for essentials like healthcare, housing, food and energy outpace their earnings.