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NJ lawmakers want coronavirus records to be public after Gov. Murphy admin says no

Stacey Barchenger | July 28, 2020 | NorthJersey.com | New Jersey residents would gain a better understanding of how officials…

We hope to finally repeal mandatory minimum sentences this summer | Opinion

Senators Sandra Cunningham & Nellie Pou | July 26, 2020 | Star-Ledger |   While the killing of George Floyd…

Calls for police reform and culture change

David Cruz | July 15, 2020 | NJTV | Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is in a unique position to make…

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LANDMARK HEALTH SAVINGS PLAN BECOMES LAW

Trenton – Landmark legislation to implement a new health benefits plan designed to produce more than $1 billion in annual savings for property taxpayers and educators as it preserves quality health care for teachers and other school employees was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.
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SENATE COMMITTEE ADVANCES POLICE REFORM BILL PACKAGE

Trenton – In response to national protests calling for an end to racial discrimination and police brutality, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee approved a package of bills today to create more equitable policing and reduce racial bias in law enforcement.
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SWEENEY-CUNNINGHAM BILL AIDING REENTRY OF FORMER OFFENDERS NOW LAW

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Sandra Cunningham and former Governor Jim McGreevey issued the following statements on legislation, S-2331, signed into law assisting inmates in obtaining needed services when they are released from incarceration:

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