School is where children spend most of their time, and it is where we lay the foundation for healthy habits. That's why New Jersey is the first state to adopt a comprehensive school nutrition policy that bans candy, soda, and other junk food.
If a man or a woman puts in an honest day's work, they should to be able to earn a living wage.
Poor eating habits developed at an early age lead to a lifetime of real health consequences.
For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet... and hoped that they would go away.
The good news is, we're not bankrupt. The bad news is, we're close.
I want to be an advocate for the people who don't have time to read the newspaper... or the money to make a political contribution.
Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth.
Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail... engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap.
We are keeping New Jersey one step, several steps, ahead of terrorism.
I have no intention of being a potted plant, and just getting watered every so often.
It has always been the role of government to help solve problems, including and especially health crises. Obesity is a health epidemic across our country, and we have a responsibility as a government and a society to do all we can to promote good nutrition and healthy eating so we can reverse this alarming trend.