Karen Yi

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N.J. Nursing Homes Could Get Staffing Quotas Under New Bill

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

New Jersey lawmakers will vote on a bill on Thursday to increase staffing at the state's nursing homes. 


Newark Says It's Almost Fixed Its Water Problem

Monday, September 21, 2020

Newark officials said 15,000 lead service lines have been replaced over the past year.


N.J. Eviction Filings Reach 26K Amid State, CDC Moratorium

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Another 5,000 eviction filings were made in New Jersey's courts last month. 


N.J. Undocumented Immigrants Demand Relief After 6 Months Of Pandemic

Monday, September 14, 2020

Make the Road New Jersey is pressing Gov. Murphy to help families who are ineligible for state unemployment or federal benefits because of their immigration status.


N.J. Schools Reopen With Reconfigured Classrooms, Virtual Learning

Friday, September 11, 2020

It's a most unusual school year for New Jersey students. 


N.J. Students Welcomed Back To School Amid Pandemic

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

It was a different kind of first day back for students across New Jersey. 


NJ Lawyers Sue Over In-Person Immigration Court Hearings In Newark

Thursday, September 03, 2020

A federal judge heard oral arguments on Thursday after lawyers sued over Newark's immigration court's decision to hold hearings in person. 


Most NJ Schools Will Start The Year With Mix Of In-Person, Remote Learning

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Of 800 submitted plans, the state has cleared a majority to reopen with a "hybird" model combing in-person and remote instruction. 


Newark and Jersey City Scramble To Get Everyone Counted As Census Window Closes

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

The cities — the two largest in New Jersey — rely the most on an accurate tally.


NJ Bolsters Professional Workforce by Opening Doors for Immigrants

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

A new law signed by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will allow thousands of immigrants — regardless of their legal status — to obtain their professional licenses. 


Death Of Black Transgender Woman In Newark Spurs Calls For Change

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

LBGTQ activists are rallying around the death of a Black transgender woman in Newark to highlight the violence many trans women face.


Newark Takes Fight Over Civilian Oversight Of Police To Trenton

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is taking his fight for civilian oversight of the city's police department to Trenton.


NJ's 1st Black Female Supreme Court Justice On Track For Senate Confirmation

Monday, August 24, 2020

A New Jersey Senate committee unanimously approved Governor Phil Murphy's nominee to the state Supreme Court. 


Residents Should File Newark Police Complaints With Civilian Oversight Board First, Top Attorney Says

Thursday, August 20, 2020

New Jersey's highest court weakened Newark's Civilian Complaint Review Board, limiting when it can conduct investigations, but city officials say the CCRB still has power.


NJ Supreme Court Reins In Newark's Civilian Oversight Of Police

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

New Jersey's Supreme Court said Newark's civilian oversight panel did not have the legal right to compel officers to testify before them. 


NJ Could Be First In East Coast To Let Undocumented Immigrants Get Professional Licenses

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

A bill on Governor Phil Murphy's desk would remove immigration barriers for all occupational licenses. 


Protests, A Federal Watchdog And A Progressive Mayor. Is Newark A Model For Police Reform?

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

While New Jersey’s largest city is in some ways a model of how a protest movement can force change, it also underscores the difficulties — and limits — of police reform.


More New Jersey Schools Lean To All-virtual To Start School Year

Sunday, August 16, 2020

After Governor Phil Murphy gave districts the flexibility to delay in-person classes, more of them seem to be opting for remote learning this fall.


NJ Landlords Keep Filing Eviction Proceedings Despite Moratorium On Lock Outs

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Court records show landlords filed 5,700 eviction proceedings last month. 

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Jersey City Mayor Frustrated By Census Response Rate, Urges Residents To Participate

Thursday, July 30, 2020

It's Census PUSH Week, and Jersey City wants every single one of its residents included in the 2020 count. But only half have responded, far below the state's average.