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By Tom Hester | December 17th, 2012 - 3:15pm
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Oliver, Greenwald, Jasey, Wagner, Lampitt & Watson Coleman Bill to Create Jobs by Targeting Workforce Shortages Approved by Assembly

Measure Part of Assembly Democratic Job Creation Effort

(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Assemblywomen Mila M. Jasey, Connie Wagner, Pamela R. Lampitt and Bonnie Watson Coleman to create a loan forgiveness program for students who pursue work in fields with labor shortages was approved Monday by the Assembly. The bill is part of Assembly Democratic job creation efforts.

“We’re targeting job creation for all New Jerseyans, but we also have to remember that this economy is also very tough for our young residents,” said Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic). “With a plan like this, we can tackle two concerns – finding work for our young residents and giving them an incentive to target their outstanding talents to areas of need. It’s a win-win for everyone..."

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