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Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers About Controversial ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Now, as the fall legislative session begins democrats and republicans are working to overturn the state’s decision to take them out of their treatment facilities and put them into group homes.

10/23/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declined to comment on the Return Home New Jersey plan, which will force some disabled New Jerseyans to leave out-of-state facilities. (Credit: CBS 2)

No Comment From Christie On Program Forcing Some Disabled New Jerseyans To Move

New Jersey families are fighting to keep their disabled relatives safe, and they say Gov. Chris Christiie is the man that holds the key to making it happen.

10/22/2014

Kara's parents are urging New Jersey lawmakers to override Gov. Christie's veto of a bill that would allow her to stay in an out-of-state facility. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Parents Petitioning To Keep Disabled Children In Out-Of-State Facilities

Hundreds of parents are taking on Gov. Chris Christie in a fight over their special needs children.

10/21/2014

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Jersey Offering Free Mental Health Counseling To Those Coping With Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration announced state and federal emotional stress hotlines have been made available to New Jersey residents and relief workers.

11/04/2012

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Rockland County Executive Considers Drastic Cuts To Balance Budget

Scott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.

07/27/2011

Class-Action Suit Filed Against NJ Over Legal Immigrant Benefits

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is being sued over a new state policy that denies Medicaid benefits to certain groups of legal immigrants. Lawyers for Seton Hall University Law School and the firm Gibbons […]

09/02/2010