Free flu shots are being offered throughout the city as part of the Mayor's Wellness Program. Find out where you can get yours.Read more
Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. today released a letter sent to the City Clerk calling for an explanation into why additional healthcare insurance premiums were not collected from Newark employees as required by 2011 state law reforming pension and health benefits.
In the letter, Ramos said the previous administration had attested that the City of Newark was withdrawing the appropriate amount for employee health benefits as required by the the Pension and Health Benefit Reform Law that took effect on June 28, 2011.Read more
Newark North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. issued the following statement on the proposed city budget, which was adopted by an 8-0 vote by the City Council.
“I credit the Baraka administration for being focused on the budget in its first 100 days in office. We had an extremely challenging budget year and his team did a good job combing through year to date expenditures to realize some savings for 2014.Read more