21 May: Vitale-Weinberg Bill To Reorganize And Ensure Funding For Center For Nursing Advances In Committee

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Loretta Weinberg which would reorganize the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing and provide a permanent funding source was unanimously approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today.

“In order to provide high-quality health care in the Garden State, we need to have a well-trained, adaptable nursing workforce,” said Senator Vitale, D-Middlesex, the Chair of the Health panel. “To that end, the Collaborating Center for Nursing has been an invaluable partner in keeping the nursing industry in New Jersey on top of the latest medical advances and treatment options available. We want to ensure that they will be able to continue their mission well into the future.”

01 Dec: Girgenti Proposes Bill to Ban Sex Offenders from Youth Organizations

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator John A. Girgenti, Chairman of the Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans’ Affairs Committee, to prohibit convicted sexual predators from working at youth organizations was passed by the Senate panel today.

“In recent years too many children have fallen victim to the harmful attacks of sexual predators,”said Senator Girgenti, D-Bergen and Passaic.