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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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On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will officially kick-off his re-election campaign with a three-event tour across the state.Read More >
Campaign season now under way in Bergen County Politics is practiced year-round in Bergen County, and street-level campaigning has been going on quietly all summer. But both Republicans and Democrats say the Rutherford Street Fair on Labor Day signals a more intense phase of electioneering. (Ensslin/The Bergen Record) http://www.northjersey.com/news/campaign-season-now-under-way-in-bergen-county-1.1079080 ...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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