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By Tom Hester | January 24th, 2013 - 9:41am
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*** MONDAY ASSEMBLY SESSION ***

Simpler Homeowners’ Insurance Post-Sandy, Rejecting Christie School Funding Changes Targeting At-Risk Children, Requiring Legislative OK for Lottery Privatization & Protecting Identity Theft Victims Highlight Monday Assembly Agenda

Repurposing Closed Hospitals, Helping Avoid Diabetic-Law Enforcement Confrontations, Improved Home Fire Safety, Anti-Big Brother Act, Outlawing Synthetic Marijuana, Dredging Study, Domestic Violence Protections & Helping Vets Access College Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – Simpler homeowners’ insurance policies following Hurricane Sandy, rejecting Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed school funding cuts targeting at-risk students, requiring legislative approval for privatizing the state Lottery and requiring debt collectors to cease collections against victims of identity theft top Monday’s Assembly voting session.

Repurposing closed hospitals, helping avoid confrontations among diabetics and law enforcement, improved home fire safety, the Anti-Big Brother Act, outlawing synthetic marijuana, requiring a Delaware River dredging study, enhanced domestic violence protections & helping veterans gain access to college are also on tap...

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