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Vainieri Huttle, Diegnan & Coughlin ‘Tara’s Law’ Signed into Law Law
Improves Protections for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Community Care; Provides Method for Investigating Allegations of Abuse
(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin to create more stringent oversight of community care facilities servicing the developmentally disabled and provide a clear methodology for investigating potential instances of abuse has been signed into law...
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Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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