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Should Rutgers name a building after RBG?

Adam Clark | October 20, 2020 | NJ Advance Media |   Long before she was a Supreme Court justice,…

The plastic bag ban is sensible, practical and only the first step | Opinion

Senators Bob Smith & Linda Greenstein | October 15, 2020 | The Star-Ledger | New Jersey, the Garden State, possesses…

Needle exchange programs need to expand, lawmakers say

Lilo Stanton | October 13, 2020 | NJ Spotlight |   Bill would create ‘harm reduction’ sites, allow state more…

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SWEENEY OFFERS INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL PLANS FOR NURSING HOMES

Trenton – The state would develop an infection prevention and control plan for nursing homes according to legislation authored by Senate President Steve Sweeney that would have the state conduct an assessment of the current infrastructure to determine the upgrades needed to better protect the health and safety of residents and caregivers.

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LABOR PANEL PASSES MADDEN/SWEENEY BILL TO AVERT BIG UI HIKES FOR EMPLOYERS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Labor Committee Chair Fred Madden and Senate President Steve Sweeney that would save New Jersey employers hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic from high Unemployment Insurance (UI) cost increases was approved by the Senate Labor Committee today.

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GREENSTEIN, OROHO, KARABINCHAK, DECROCE PUSH BIPARTISAN ‘MADE IN NJ’ MANUFACTURING BILL FOR PPE NEEDED IN PANDEMIC

Trenton –In an effort to better equip New Jersey for any future public health crises, members of the Legislature have introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize New Jersey manufacturers to convert their productions to focus on creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which many were unable to do during the pandemic without federal approval.

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