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Stender: Governor’s Veto Irresponsible to NJ Public Safety Workers
(TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Union/Middlesex/Somerset) issued the following after Gov. Christie vetoed legislation (A-1196) she sponsored to ensure workers’ compensation coverage for any death or disability that arises from the physical or psychological impact of stress or injury experienced by a public safety worker engaged in response to a terrorist attack, epidemic or other catastrophic emergency:
“The governor’s absolute veto is grossly irresponsible to the thousands of public safety workers who are there for us at our worst moments. As proven during 9/11 and Superstorm Sandy, they are lifelines for many in distress and as our first line of defense..."
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"As soon as you step into the lake on foot or in a boat, you're in the state's domain. I feel bad for the snake, and I hope it gets rescued before it dies when it gets cold. It didn't mean to get let out there. This snake should be one thing we can get together on and not worry about party affiliation. Unless the snake's a Democrat." - Republican Mount Arlington Mayor Arthur Ondish- PolitickerNJ
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