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NJ sets tougher standards for drinking water suppliers

Jon Hurdle | November 12, 2021 | NJ Spotlight | New Jersey drinking water utilities must now provide more details…

N.J. should spend $45M on electric school buses | Opinion

Senator Patrick Diegnan and Hayley Berliner | November 12, 2021 | Star-Ledger |   Sixteen years after voters passed a…

Combine local courts to achieve savings and promote fairness, by Sen. Steve Sweeney

Senate President Steve Sweeney | August 6, 2021 | Press of Atlantic City     For several years now, many…

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SENATE PANEL APPROVES ‘JANUS 2’ BILL TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF UNIONS & WORKERS

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Dawn Addiego and Senator Linda Greenstein to help protect the rights of labor unions in their work on behalf of their members was approved by the Senate Labor Committee today.

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ADDIEGO-SWEENEY BILL TO PROTECT STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES FROM LOSING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO COVID CRISIS GOES TO GOVERNOR

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Dawn Addiego and Senate President Steve Sweeney that would help protect students with disabilities from losing out on special education services because of the coronavirus crisis by temporarily extending the timetable for those who could exceed the age of eligibility was approved by the Senate and sent to the Governor today.

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ADDIEGO: REPLACEMENT OF HICKS AS CORRECTIONS COMMISSIONER JUST STEP IN NEEDED REFORM

Trenton – Senator Dawn Addiego (D-Burlington) today said the Governor’s decision to replace Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks is just the first step in bringing needed reforms in the wake of a series of scathing reports on abuses at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.

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