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October 18, 2018 In The News, Media

Project SAVE, Started In Gloucester Twp., To Be Tested Countywide

A drug treatment program Gloucester Township has been using since 2014 is now being tested as a pilot program at the county level.

Project SAVE (Substance Abuse Visionary Effort) will be implemented throughout Camden County as a pilot program for one year, county officials announced on Thursday. Licensed social service professionals will be present in municipal courts throughout the county to offer services for low level drug offenders.

October 17, 2018 In The News, Media

Camden County Introduces County-Wide Service to Combat Opioid Crisis

Camden County Freeholders and officials came together to introduce a new program into their court system to help combat the opioid crisis. The program, which is being modeled after a similar initiative in Gloucester Township, is being called Project Save.

“I don’t know a person in this room that would blame someone for having cancer, for having diabetes, for having heart disease, but somehow the narrative in this county still is that ‘it’s their fault.’ This is a disease of addiction,” said Congressman Donald Norcross.

October 12, 2018 In The News, Media

Commentary: If Amazon can raise the minimum wage, why can’t Congress?

As the country awaits an announcement about where Amazon’s next headquarters will be located, there is equally big news coming from the online giant — they’re rightfully raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour.

This is a big win for America’s workers, and I know because I once worked for minimum wage. I was a young single dad raising my son and having to balance work, family life and a checkbook. After completing an apprenticeship, I became an electrician and spent my adult life fighting for working families through the labor movement.

October 8, 2018 In The News, Media

The only way to get special-interest money out of politics: Your vote

In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court made a disastrous decision in Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission to allow corporations to pour vast amounts of money into the political system and it's breaking the foundation of American democracy.

We know the Constitution says "We the People," but lately it seems like it's "We the billionaires and corporations."

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