Abandoned

Hurricane Sandy victims struggle to regain normalcy
Hurricane Sandy damage / AP

Frustration has now turned to anger for many Hurricane Sandy victims after living in limbo for more than six months, and they say the slow response and inaction by the Obama administration is taking its toll.

Illegal Immigration’s Impact

New Jersey town struggles under weight of illegal immigration
Padro Garcia waits for work with fellow illegal immigrant day laborers Thursday, July 22, 2010 (AP)

An estimated 550,000 illegal immigrants call New Jersey home, good for the fifth-highest population in any state—and the financial burden they impose on taxpayers is causing concern.

Menendez Watch

Menendez’s approval ratings decline but reports say he is ‘determined to outlast his detractors’
Bob Menendez / Flickr

According to a poll by Quinnipiac University, Sen. Bob Menendez’s (D., N.J.) approval rating has dropped to a five-year low.

The Menendez Scandal: New Jersey Voters React

Embattled senator criticized by New Jersey pols, residents
AP

New Jersey residents and local officials are growing uneasy about Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) and the scrutiny he is under for possible ethical and moral improprieties as well as his affiliation with a controversial ophthalmologist and wealthy donor.

New Jersey Doctors Caught Wetting Beaks

Kickback scheme for Medicare, Medicaid grants runs afoul DOJ, N.J. authorities
Cooperhealth.org

A major federal grant recipient has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle allegations that it defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by offering kickbacks to doctors who referred patients to its cardiology program.