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Sandy Impact on Tourism, Lottery Privatization Concerns & Making Homeowners Insurance Easier to Discern Top Monday Assembly Agendas
Electricity Infrastructure Delivery to Vital Facilities, Allowing Law Enforcement to Notify Colleges of Student Charges & Limiting Political Contributions by Funds that Invest in Casinos Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – Sandy’s impact on the 2013 tourism season and legislation to require lottery privatization oversight, help homeowners better understand their insurance policies following Sandy and a bill allowing law enforcement to notify colleges when a student is charged and convicted of a crime top Monday’s Assembly committee action.
Also on tap is a discussion on the reliability of the delivery of electric power to the state’s most important assets such as hospitals, schools, and other vital facilities during severe weather, and bills to limit political contributions by hedge funds and private equity funds that invest in casinos or in which state funds are invested...
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