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These New Jersey lawmakers want voters to decide on legalizing recreational marijuana

Sam Wood | November 18, 2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer | A majority of New Jersey residents support legal marijuana, polls show….

Revamping NJ Labor Law to Protect Workers in ‘Gig Economy,’ Boost State Taxes

John Reitmeyer | November 18, 2019 | NJ Spotlight |   Senate President Steve Sweeney is behind a bill that’s…

N.J. wants to reform how it handles sex assault claims

Samantha Marcus | November 18, 2019 | NJ Advance Media |   Thirteen months after Katie Brennan’s allegation of rape against…

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LAGANA, CUNNINGHAM INTRODUCE THE ‘NEW JERSEY FAIR PLAY ACT’

Trenton – Senator Joe Lagana and Senate Higher Education Committee Chair Senator Sandra B. Cunningham introduced the “New Jersey Fair Play Act” today to allow collegiate student-athletes to earn compensation for the use of their name, image or likeness.

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RUIZ INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Trenton – Senate President Pro Tempore M. Teresa Ruiz introduced legislation, which would require that a person charged with domestic violence by strangling the victim be detained prior to trial.

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SWEENEY, CUNNINGHAM & GREENSTEIN PRAISE REENTRY REPORT

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Sandra Cunningham and Senator Linda Greenstein today praised the work of the Reentry Services Commission and its recommendations to reduce barriers and enhance opportunities for the successful transition of former prisoners into society.

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