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Efforts Underway to Maximize Census Count in New Jersey

Colleen O’Dea | October 18, 2019 | NJ Spotlight |   With less than six months to Census Day, federal…

NJ election: What’s at stake in low-key Assembly election? Here’s what you need to know

Stacey Berchenger and Terrence McDonald | October 21, 2019 | North Jersey Record | New Jersey residents will vote Nov….

Schools, lawmakers demand change following NJ.com report on mental health crisis

Adam Clark | October 16, 2019 | NJ Advance Media |   In a span of 16 months, Amy Hassa…

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SENATE PRESIDENT CREATES SELECT COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT

Trenton– Senate President Steve Sweeney announced today the creation of the Senate Select Committee on New Jersey Transit to investigate the reasons for NJ Transit’s continued failures and to develop an action plan to turn around the embattled agency.

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SWEENEY URGES VAPING BUSINESSES TO JOIN EFFORT TO COMBAT CRISIS, PROTECT YOUNG PEOPLE

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney met with the New Jersey Vapor Rights Coalition today to urge the vaping businesses, local retailers and organizations to help keep dangerous, unregulated and counterfeit products out of the hands of New Jersey consumers, particularly the youth.

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RICE INTRODUCES BILL TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO REPLACE LEAD PIPES ON FORECLOSED HOMES

Trenton – Senator Ronald L. Rice introduced legislation, which would require financial institutions that have foreclosed on properties to remove water service lines that contain lead. The legislation is part of the ongoing effort to tackle the water quality dilemma plaguing New Jersey.

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