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Hank Kalet

NJ Spotlight

Hank Kalet appears in the following:

After Sandy, NJ's Homeless Population at Greater Risk

Monday, November 05, 2012

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy as it roared through New Jersey last week was impossible to miss: multimillion-dollar homes collapsed like a house of cards, boats berthed on NJ Transit train tracks, much of the Jersey shore reduced to rubble. But the massive storm also did its share of silent — though no less traumatic — damage.

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Where Are the Banks for NJ's Poor and Elderly?

Monday, October 01, 2012

One in four New Jerseyans either is without a bank account or conducts some or all of his or her finances outside the mainstream banking system, according to a recent report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities Let Seniors Age in Place

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Legislation that would create a pilot program to provide support services in communities with high concentrations of senior citizens has been approved by the Senate Health and Senior Services Committee and goes to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee for consideration.

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Food Policy Councils: A New Model for Fighting Hunger and Disease

Friday, September 14, 2012

A handful of anti-hunger advocates in New Jersey have decided that it's time for a new model when it comes to addressing issues of food security.

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Horizon NJ Health Slashes Medicaid Reimbursements for Home Healthcare

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

A 10 percent reduction in Medicaid reimbursements from Horizon NJ Health has caused an uproar in the home health community, which fears that the cut in reimbursements will hamper agencies’ ability to handle more clients just when demand is expected to soar due to a change in how Medicaid is administered.

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NJ Job Numbers Provide Sobering Backdrop to Labor Day

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

While New Jersey has replaced nearly all of the jobs lost during the first few months of the recession, population growth means that the state has about 60,000 more workers than jobs. This has created an employers' market and is creating a downward pressure on wages, analysts say.

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Questioning Gov. Christie's Commitment to Transparency

Friday, August 10, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie's conditional veto of a financial disclosure bill for hospitals has healthcare advocates up in arms -- and doubting his public stand on transparency. They say the proposed transparency requirements are necessary to ensure that for-profit hospitals do not operate under a veil of secrecy that could endanger patients and workers by putting profit before both.

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