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WEINBERG: LANGUAGE IN NEW ANTI-HARASSMENT RULE IS ‘AFFRONT TO SURVIVORS’

Colleen O’Dea | April 19, 2019 | NJ Spotlight | Civil Service spokesman says proposed rule will reflect what Gov….

‘The Wire’ actor talks addiction past at annual McGreevey conference

Terrence McDonald | April 18, 2019 | Jersey Journal | JERSEY CITY — Michael K. Williams, the actor best known as…

Tackling pay inequity, new Rutgers faculty contract could become a national template

Catherine Carrera | April 21, 2019 | North Jersey Record |   The tentative contract agreement reached last week by Rutgers University and…

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SWEENEY: MERGER OF STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN AND SEHBP WOULD SAVE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TEACHERS

Monroe Township – Declaring that teachers and school districts are paying too much for their healthcare coverage, Senate President Steve Sweeney today called for the merger of the high-cost School Employees Health Benefits Plan into the lower-cost State Health Benefits Plan to take advantage of the cost savings negotiated by the Governor and the state’s largest public workers union.

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SENATE ADVANCES SINGLETON, ADDIEGO, RICE, OROHO BILL PACKAGE TO COMBAT SURGE IN FORECLOSURES

Trenton – Today, a bill package sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton, Senator Dawn Marie Addiego, Senator Ronald Rice and Senator Steve Oroho, which would tackle the surge in foreclosures and streamline the pending cases, advanced from the Senate.

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SENATE APPROVES MEDICAL AID IN DYING FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari, Senator Richard Codey and Senate President Steve Sweeney that would create a process for terminally ill patients with less than six months to live to seek medical assistance to end their lives was approved by the Senate today.

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