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Angelini bill would expand Safe Haven locations in NJ

NJ 101.5 – A shocking tragedy that took place earlier this month in New Jersey has one lawmaker calling on her colleagues to approve a measure that would expand the state’s safe haven locations. On Jan. 16, 22-year-old Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier allegedly set her baby on fire in the middle of a Pemberton Township road. When …

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Webber legislation protects unpaid interns in NJ

Source: NJ 101.5 – Interns in New Jersey could soon have more rights under legislation being pushed by nearly a dozen state lawmakers. Under current New Jersey law, unpaid interns are banned from suing a company for discrimination or sexual harassment because they are not technically employees. But a new bill would extend New Jersey …

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Rible proposes bill to limit standardized tests in New Jersey schools

Source: NJ 101.5 – A state lawmaker thinks New Jersey kids are being over-tested at public schools, and he wants to put an end to it. Assemblyman Dave Rible (R-Wall) is pushing a measure that would require school districts to get prior approval from the state’s education commissioner for any standardized tests that are not …

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Dancer Moves to Protect Cell Phone Records

Press Release – The state of New Jersey says it should be able to view a person’s cell phone billing records without a warrant. Assemblyman Ron Dancer says not so fast – “New Jersey citizens have a fundamental privacy right against unlawful search and seizure. Justice prevails when the scales are balanced between one’s constitutional …

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Asbury Park Press Editorial on Angelini bill to make adult incest a crime

Asbury Park Press – The last thing New Jersey needs is to be known as a safe haven for those who see the film “Deliverance” as a documentary guide to family planning, or the novel “Flowers in the Attic” as a how-to manual. Let’s face it: the gene pool is already shallow. Assemblywoman Mary Pat …

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Dancer legislation aims to protect cell phone records

NJ 101.5 – A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced a new bill (A-4108) that would require law enforcement agencies to get a search warrant before they can access personal information from anyone’s cell phone. The goal of Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Jackson) is to remind citizens that they have a fundamental right protecting them against unlawful …

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Munoz comments on state comptroller report on Union County vendor getting $1.5 million, only produced newsletter

Star Ledger – The state Comptroller’s Office today slammed Union County officials for paying $1.5 million over four years to a non-profit agency that did little other than produce a newsletter twice a year. The Union County Alliance, a non-profit agency, relied almost entirely on public funding but operated with virtually no oversight or record …

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Brown wants to ‘put partisan politics’ aside

PolitckerNJ – While his Democratic counterpart in the Legislature spoke warily of the decision, Republican Assemblyman Chris Brown (R-2) offered a tentative defense of the recent announcement by Gov. Chris Christie to install an emergency management team at the head of this beleaguered city, as well as the ongoing deliberations process marked by the state’s …

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Rumana on proposal to ban incest in New Jersey

Source: WPIX-TV [video] – A New Jersey lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would ban adult incest in the state. The idea has been portrayed in both books and movies such as “Flowers in the Attic”. But the topic of incest, not just among siblings, but also between father and daughter – now has real …

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Muñoz Lauds Comptroller’s Report on Waste at Union County Non-Profit

Assembly Republican Press Release – Deputy Assembly Republican Leader Nancy F. Muñoz commended the Office of the State Comptroller today for uncovering the wasteful spending of taxpayer dollars by Union County to a non-profit agency. The comptroller issued a report showing the county issued no-bid contracts to the Union County Alliance (UCA) between 2008 and …

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