Karen Yi

Karen Yi appears in the following:

30 NJ landlords cited for breaking new law that bans discrimination against tenants with criminal pasts

Friday, August 26, 2022

The Fair Chance in Housing Law took effect earlier this year to make it easier for residents with criminal records to find homes


NJ eviction filings are rising as courts grapple with backlog, reforms

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

10,000 eviction cases were dismissed under the state’s anti-eviction measures passed a year ago. 


3 NJ Amazon workers have died in the last month. Federal safety officials are investigating why.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it is investigating three incidents. 


Crews working to fix burst 140-year-old water line as 100,000 NJ residents asked to boil water

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Newark city workers were going door-to-door with water Tuesday morning after more than 100,000 people were affected by a 72-inch water main break.


NJ is 7th most expensive state for renters, report finds

Thursday, July 28, 2022

The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual report on the rental market Thursday.


NJ’s $54M program to feed the hungry is helping restaurants battle inflation

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Gov. Phil Murphy launched Sustain and Serve to help struggling restaurants and tackle food insecurity.


Tens of thousands apply to NJ’s housing vouchers lottery. Only 4,000 will make the waitlist

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

The state’s rental assistance program opens for applications every three to four years. 


Monkeypox mass vax sites open with 4K jabs as city waits for more

Monday, July 18, 2022

Bushwick Educational Campus was one of three mass vaccination sites for monkeypox that opened Sunday. 


NJ’s Medieval Times performers near unionization vote

Thursday, July 14, 2022

About 40 performers from the Medieval Times location in Lyndhurst will hold a vote on Friday to unionize their workplace over unsafe working conditions and pay equity. 


'A new standard' — opponents celebrate collapse of Amazon's plans for Newark airport

Friday, July 08, 2022

A controversial lease agreement between the Port Authority and Amazon has been called off after months of resistance from labor leaders and nonprofits.


NJ towns flout sick-time payout rules, wasting taxpayer dollars, report finds

Thursday, July 07, 2022

The state comptroller’s office said 57 of 60 municipalities it reviewed violated laws meant to curb such abuse.


Nonprofit that saved NJ’s environmental conservation school poised to take over — with $1M in funding

Friday, July 01, 2022

Lawmakers approved a bill on Wednesday to hand management of the School of Conservation to a nonprofit run by the school’s longtime supporters. 


Lawmakers approve protections for New Jersey temp workers

Thursday, June 30, 2022

The bill, called the Temp Workers’ Bill of Rights, will require temp agencies to tell their workers what they are getting paid, where they will work and the name of the temp agency. 


NJ schools chief rejects district’s petition to send students to different high school over racial disparities

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Absecon Schools petitioned the Department of Education to let them sever their send/receive relationship with Pleasantville. 


U.S. Supreme Court to decide NY v. NJ fight over port watchdog

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

New York sued New Jersey over the fate of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.


NJ’s early prison releases didn’t increase public safety risks, study says

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A report produced for a state legislative commission by Rutgers University researchers found 25% of those released in November 2020 were rearrested.


NJ set aside millions to get people back to work, but records show most of it remains untouched

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

A New Jersey program that incentivizes unemployed people to return to work has only distributed a small fraction of its $10 million budget since it launched in late September.


NJ state trooper who shot and killed Black man won’t face charges

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The state Attorney General’s Office said a grand jury declined to file charges.


NJ deciding fate of 70-year-old environmental conservation school

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The school shut down during the pandemic and a nonprofit stepped in to temporarily reopen it.


NJ Supreme Court orders parole for man convicted in 1973 state trooper murder

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The issue before the high court wasn’t whether Acoli was guilty or innocent; the question before the panel was whether the parole board had followed the law in denying Acoli parole.