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NJ now a leader in showing that bail reform works as expected

Editorial Board | December 1, 2019 | Press of AC |   Nearly three years ago, New Jersey replaced its…

Today is the beginning of a new era of justice for survivors of sexual assault in N.J., coalition says

Patricia Teffenhart & Marissa Marzano | December 1, 2019 | Star-Ledger |   In the two years since #MeToo went…

New Jersey considers easing voting restrictions on convicts

Mike Catalini | November 29, 2019 | Associated Press |   TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey could soon join…

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CUNNINGHAM, GILL, TURNER CROWN ACT CLEARS COMMITTEE

Trenton – The “Create a Respectful and Open Workspace for Natural Hair Act” or CROWN Act, sponsored by Senator Sandra B. Cunningham, Senator Nia Gill and Senator Shirley Turner, cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday.

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SWEENEY & SCUTARI WILL SEEK VOTER APPROVAL TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Nicholas Scutari, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following joint statement today announcing the introduction of legislation to seek voter approval of a constitutional amendment to legalize adult use marijuana in New Jersey:

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RUIZ, CORRADO SCHOOL SAFETY BILLS CLEAR COMMITTEE

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Kristin Corrado, which would improve school security, was released from the Senate Education Committee.

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