24 May: Madden Promotes Motorcycle Safety With Two Measures

TRENTON – Two bills, sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden, to promote motorcycle safety was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee today.

“As temperatures around the state heat up, so will the number of motorcycles on our roads,” said Senator Madden, D-Camden and Gloucester. “Across the country there has been an increase in motorcycle riding but unfortunately, that increase has been accompanied by a growing number of motorcycle-related fatalities. By increasing awareness and providing safety courses we can drastically reduce the number of motorcycle accidents in New Jersey.”

09 Jun: Senate Health Panel Discusses Buono Bill To Promote Women’s Health

TRENTON – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens’ Committee heard testimony today on a bill sponsored by Senator Barbara Buono that would dedicate state funds to the New Jersey Office on Women’s Health (NJOWH).

“The impact that the Office on Women’s Health has had and will have on the type of health care women receive in New Jersey is astounding,” said Senator Buono, D-Middlesex. “Far too often those in the medical community fail to address the natural differences between men and women when it comes to prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The NJOWH is in the position to promote research efforts that would identify the ways in which various illnesses and conditions affect men and women differently and develop proper treatments