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13 May: Senate Environment and Energy Committee to Conduct Hearing Regarding Renewable Energy

***Press Advisory*** Trenton – The Senate Environment and Energy Committee will meet Monday, May 16th, at 10 A.M. in Committee Room…

13 May: Codey, Ruiz Bill to Ensure Equal Treatment for All Senior Citizens Advances

Trenton – In effort to better protect the State’s elderly population, yesterday the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens…

12 May: Gill, Gopal Bill to Prohibit Conversion Therapy For Adults Advances

Trenton – In an effort to better protect residents from unsafe mental health practices, the Senate Health, Human Services and…

12 May: Turner, Vitale Bill to Allow Pharmacists to Dispense Birth Control Without Individual Prescription Advances

Trenton – In an effort to expand access to contraceptives, the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee advanced…

12 May: Committee Advances Singleton-Madden ‘Health Care Heroes Violence Prevention Act’

Trenton – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today advanced legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and…

12 May: Ruiz Lauds EDA Investment in Child Care Facilities Improvement

Trenton – Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz issued the following statement praising the Economic Developments Authority’s implementation of the…

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Bill would set aside $25M annually in down payment aid for first-time home buyers

Nikita Biryukov | May 12, 2022 | NJ Monitor | Measure is part of effort to close the racial wealth…

It’s past time to bring state’s computers into 21st century

Senator Andrew Zwicker | May 9, 2022 | NJ Spotlight News |   Being saddled with balky computer systems that…

Residents and workers of NJ nursing homes have not been forgotten

Senate President Nicholas Scutari & Senator Joe Vitale | April 25, 2022 | NorthJersey.com |   As we grapple with…

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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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