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Singleton, Advocates and Consumers Call for Passage of Bill holding Big Pharma Accountable for High Rx Price

Establishing an independent affordability board would help lower prescription drug prices for New Jersey residents. Trenton— Senator Troy Singleton (D-7) today joined advocates, faith leaders and consumers for a press conference calling on the…

‘Until the day I die’: Sweeney was an emotional leader for NJ disability community

Before his stunning defeat this month, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney had earned an image as a political brawler. The…

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…

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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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