Category: Federal Issues

20 Years of Federal Court Oversight of New Jersey’s Child Welfare System Ending

Posted 03/23/2022 Mary Coogan, Esq., ACNJ Vice President The federal court oversight of New Jersey’s child welfare system will finally be ending after 20 years, according to the federal court monitor Judith Meltzer, president of the Center for the Study of Social Policy. Ms. Meltzer appeared with Marcia Lowry, attorney for the plaintiff, and Department […]

Your Advocacy In Action – Plans for $700 Million in Federal Funds for Child Care Announced

Today, Governor Phil Murphy, along with Department of Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman and Assistant Commissioner Natasha Johnson, announced a plan detailing how the nearly $700 million American Rescue Plan dollars will be used to help both parents and child care providers: All parent co-pays for child care subsidies will be waived through the end of […]