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Riley, Wagner, Mainor & Giblin Bill Encouraging Career Exploration in High-Demand Industries Advanced by Senate Panel
Measure Part of Continuing Assembly Democratic Job Creation Effort
(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Celeste M. Riley, Connie Wagner, Charles Mainor and Thomas P. Giblin sponsored to provide New Jersey high school students the opportunity to explore career options in the country’s fastest growing industries was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
The legislation (A-3270) is one of the measures presented by the Assembly Democrats as part of a comprehensive legislative initiative to boost job creation and economic development throughout the state. It was approved 74-0-1 by the Assembly in December and released Monday by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
“A part of our responsibility to educate our children is to present them with all of the facts available,” said Riley (D-Cumberland/Gloucester/Salem). “Information on these industries will help students make informed career and school decisions for their futures..."
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
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