Angelini’s Push for Hunger Action Month Gets Unanimous Support of Assembly Panel

Assembly Republican Press Release – The Assembly Human Services committee today unanimously approved a joint resolution sponsored by Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini making September of each year “Hunger Action Month” in New Jersey. Angelini first introduced the measure (AJR-79) to the Assembly on Sept. 18. “Hunger is a silent, but serious …

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Rumana, Handlin call for action on Port Authority reform bills

Source: NorthJersey.com – The New Jersey legislative panel that last year launched the investigation into lane closures at the George Washington Bridge on Monday reviewed four bills aimed at reforming the Port Authority, but held back from acting on two other key measures. The lack of progress frustrated some Republican members of the Assembly Transportation …

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Rible Plan to Let Local Governments Sell Website Ads Clears Assembly Panel

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible’s legislation permitting local governments to sell advertising space on official websites was advanced today by the Assembly State and Local Government Committee. “Municipalities and counties need more tools to provide services without increasing the burden on taxpayers,” said Rible, R – Monmouth and Ocean. …

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Assembly Panel Clears Bucco & Angelini Bill To Improve the Quality of Life in Residential Care Centers

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Republican Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco and Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini are sponsors of legislation intended to improve living conditions at residential health care centers, boarding homes and homeless shelters. Their bill (A-3175) requiring inspection reports from the facilities to be published for public review on the Department …

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McHose & Space: Fix School Funding Formula to Reduce Property Taxes

Source: The Express-Times – A pair of state lawmakers representing portions of Warren County is renewing a call to right what they see as inequities in education funding, blaming New Jersey’s poorer school districts for high property taxes. A public school advocate, meanwhile, says it’s time to stop blaming the state’s former Abbott districts and …

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Assembly Panel Clears McHose & Angelini Bill Promoting Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republicans Alison Littell McHose and Mary Pat Angelini’s resolution establishing “Veterans’ Education Awareness Week” won unanimous support today from the Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “Too often we hear about returning veterans who are not aware of the resources available to them to help prepare them for …

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Schepisi Proposal Increasing Age Limit for Recalled Judges Advances

Press Release – Citing a backlog of cases due to a high rate of judicial vacancies, Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi has sponsored legislation to increase the age a retired justice or judge may be called back on a temporary basis. The bill, A-3587, today won unanimous approval from the Assembly Judiciary Committee. “In Bergen County, a …

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Peterson-Wolfe-Ciattarelli Bill Package to Reduce Judicial Backlog Gets Committee Approval

Press Release – To increase the pool of available judges to fill a backlog of vacancies and stabilize the state’s judicial pension system, the mandatory retirement age for judges will be raised by five years under a package of bills sponsored by Assembly Republicans Erik Peterson, Dave Wolfe and Jack Ciattarelli. The legislation won unanimous …

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Rible Measure Protecting Students’ Privacy Earns Support from Education Committee

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible’s bill protecting the privacy of school children today was advanced by the Assembly Education Committee. “The collection and sharing of information in a student’s file, with government agencies and third-party vendors, is a major concern,” said Rible, R – Monmouth and Ocean. “Education …

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Peterson on Benefits of Raising the Retirement Age for Judges

Source: The Star-Ledger – New Jerseyans could soon be seeing more gray hair on the people who wear black robes. Since New Jersey’s constitution took effect in 1948, all judges have been required to call it quits when they reach 70. “If judges were working another five years, that’s five less years that they’d be …

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