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23 Feb: Greenstein, Mukherji Bill Aimed at Addressing the EMT Shortage Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Senators Linda Greenstein and Raj…

23 Feb: Pou Bill to Clarify SNAP Benefits Eligibility for Certain Non-Citizens Clears Health Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou that seeks to clarify confusion among certain non-citizens regarding the so-called “public charge rule,”…

22 Feb: Statement by Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz and Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus, Nellie Pou, On Moody’s Upgrade of New Jersey City University

TRENTON – Senators M. Teresa Ruiz and Nellie Pou applaud Moody’s Investors Service for upgrading New Jersey City University’s (NJCU)…

22 Feb: Senator Angela McKnight Issues Statement on NJCU’s Upgraded Moody’s Outlook from “Negative” to “Stable”

TRENTON – “It is a major victory for my district to see NJCU achieve financial stability. As one of the…

15 Feb: Zwicker Bill Enabling Financial Relief to Certain Schools Experiencing State Aid Reductions Advances

TRENTON – School districts scheduled to receive reduced State aid will be able to fund critical instructional programs and maintain…

15 Feb: Singleton Bill to Expand School Performance Reports Advances

TRENTON – In an effort to modernize school performance reports, the Senate Education Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator…

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POLICY ISSUES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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SCUTARI PLANS HEARINGS ON DELAYS WITH LEGAL MARIJUANA SALES

TRENTON – Senate President Nick Scutari announced today that he will form a special legislative committee to review the delays with legal marijuana sales in New Jersey.

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SENATOR NELLIE POU INSTALLED AS PRESIDENT OF NHCSL

Trenton – Senator Nellie Pou, who serves as Majority Caucus Chair as well as Chair of the New Jersey Legislative Latino Caucus, has been installed as President of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL). Senator Pou, who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee, will serve as the organization’s president for a two-year term.

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SENATORS INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Trenton – Senators Troy Singleton, Fred Madden, Joseph Lagana and Andrew Zwicker introduced legislation aimed at improving the turnaround time for unemployment claims at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and calling for a conduct performance review of the Division of Unemployment in the NJDOL.

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