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Special ed funding could help solve school aid problem: Gopal

Vin Gopal | May 13, 2019 | Asbury Park Press   There’s a reason why we hear a lot about…

You’re about to see a lot more electric scooters in New Jersey, thanks to a new law

Scott Fallon | May 13, 2019 | North Jersey Record |   Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Monday that…

’N.J. is going to find out who the hidden predators are.’ Sexual abuse survivors praise tough new law.

Susan K. Livio | May 13, 2019 | NJ Advance Media | Todd Kostrub of Surf City started coming to…

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POLICY ISSUES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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BILL TO EXPAND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS BECOMES LAW

Trenton – Legislators and advocates celebrate the signing of historic legislation that will help provide justice for survivors of sexual abuse by expanding the statute of limitations for civil actions. The bill was sponsored by Senators Joseph Vitale and Nicholas Scutari as well as Assemblywomen Annette Quijano, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Mila Jasey. It was supported by NJ SNAP, NJCASA and CHILDUSA, among other organizations.

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TURNER, VITALE BILL TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO DISPENSE BIRTH CONTROL WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION CLEARS COMMITTEE

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Shirley Turner and Senator Joseph Vitale, which would allow pharmacists to dispense certain hormonal contraceptives without an individual prescription, cleared the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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RUIZ, SINGLETON BILL ESTABLISHING PILOT PROGRAM TO RECRUIT MINORITY MEN AS TEACHERS SIGNED INTO LAW

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Education Chair Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish a pilot program to recruit men from disadvantaged or minority backgrounds to teach in public schools, was signed into law today.

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