Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.
Reform is on the menu for the controversial New York City restaurant inspection system.
Governor Chris Christie held his first town hall meeting of the year Thursday in Bergen County. Hundreds of people packed a building to listen to the Republican talk about pension and education reform.
Jewish folk singer Debbie Friedman, whose songs are performed in Reform synagogues around the world, has died.
Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey lawmakers have only 36 days to enact his reform agenda before town governments start suffering.
Several key measures will be up for discussion Monday when committees in both houses of the New Jersey legislature convene at the Statehouse.
The Brooklyn parents whose daughter died of an asthma attack when a police officer failed to perform CPR are now mobilizing a movement to require officers to take action, and to be prosecuted if they don’t.
Gov. Chris Christie will be kicking off a series of town halls Tuesday to unveil his reform agenda after hitting up the morning shows where he discussed plenty of weighty issues.