Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)

Based in Newark, it is the largest circulated newspaper in New Jersey and is based in Newark. Owned by Advance Publications.
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Primary geographic focus: New Jersey
Organization type(s): Media



Why N.J. should provide low-income tenants facing eviction free legal help

Paula Franzese
Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
November 2, 2017
Indeed, only 80 of the 40,000 residential eviction actions brought in Essex County in one year alone had tenants asserting their most basic right to a safe and inhabitable dwelling.

Letter to Editor

Legislature should restore funds to budget for Legal Services

Brian P. Stack
Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
April 27, 2017
I am urging my colleagues in the Legislature to protect the families that are served by Legal Services by restoring the $5 million appropriation to the State Budget and ensure that families receive equal protections under the law.

News Story

Where state prison inmates can escape … to the law library

Kate Mishkin
Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
August 22, 2016
Legal experts said the trend reflects a lack of affordable lawyers and legal services available to the public.


In Christie’s absence, N.J. lawmakers tackle poverty

Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
February 1, 2016
More people are living in poverty in New Jersey now than in any time in modern history. New Jersey needs a major push to fix this.

News Story

N.J. should be embarrassed by high poverty rate, Assembly speaker says

Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
January 27, 2016
New Jersey should be "embarrassed" that 2.8 million of its citizens — including 800,000 children — live in real poverty, said Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson).


Poverty study is an alarm bell for N.J. state government

Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ)
November 18, 2015
A new report from Legal Services' Poverty Research Institute offers a more contemporary look into the price of living in New Jersey.

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