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Numerous Job Creation & Economic Development Initiatives Top Monday Assembly Voting Session Agenda
Bills Part of Assembly Dem Job Creation & Economic Growth Effort
Internet Gaming & Combating Foreclosure Crisis Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – Numerous job creation measures advanced as part of the Assembly Democratic job creation and economic development effort highlight Monday’s Assembly agenda, including bills to provide job training to out-of-work residents, entice businesses to hire the unemployed, combat workforce shortages, find jobs for veterans and spark the manufacturing and technology industries.
Bills to combat the foreclosure crisis allow Internet gaming via Atlantic City casinos and ask voters to promote property taxpayers savings by making it easier to share Municipal Court services are also on tap...
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
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