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04 Mar: Zwicker Concurrent Resolution to Recommend the Establishment of a Visitor’s Center at Princeton Battlefield State Park Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Environment and Energy Committee advanced a concurrent resolution today that urges the New Jersey State Park…

04 Mar: Zwicker Legislation Requiring Expanded Reporting on the NJCLASS Program by the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Advances

TRENTON – The Senate Higher Education Committee advanced legislation today sponsored by committee Vice-Chair Senator Andrew Zwicker that would require…

01 Mar: Senate Committee Hearing on Post-COVID Trends in NJ Colleges & Universities

TRENTON – The Senate Higher Education Committee’s meeting on Monday will include a public hearing to assess the impact of…

01 Mar: Senate Committee to Hold Hearing to Discuss Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic and Disparities in Public Contracts

TRENTON – The Senate Economic Growth Committee, chaired by Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez, will hold a hearing on Monday, March 4…

01 Mar: Senator Singleton Collecting Children’s Books to Celebrate National Reading Month

Seeks Volunteers for Community Service Event with BookSmiles (MOORESTOWN) – In an effort to promote a love of reading, New…

28 Feb: Senator Nellie Pou Returns as Chair as Legislative Latino Caucus Installs New Slate of Officers

Trenton – Senator Nellie Pou has been re-elected to serve another term as Chair of the New Jersey Legislative Latino…

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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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