TRENTON — Assemblyman Joseph Cryan refused to vote in committee for gun control legislation that was approved along partisan lines in the Legislature’s upper house because he is engaged in a political battle with Senate President Steve Sweeney over the control of the state party apparatus.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats L. Grace Spencer and Gordon Johnson to help residents who are unable to pay court-imposed financial penalties by giving them credit against the penalties for time served in jail.
TRENTON–New Jersey will review whether a corporation tax credit and gross income tax credit program for paid internships leads to long-term jobs for college graduates.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to provide incentives for companies exploring wind energy development.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Shirley K. Turner and Nicholas P. Scutari to create a municipal court-based conditional dismissal program, giving municipal judges the same ability as state judges to assign certain offenders to pre-trial intervention programs rather than jail was approved today by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – At noon on Wednesday, June 12, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez will answer questions on immigration reform during a digital town hall moderated by Voto Latino’s President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas P. Scutari to amend the state’s medical marijuana law in order to promote access to children with severe illnesses was approved today by the committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats that would create a pilot program to help distressed New Jersey homeowners stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure.
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie has named New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa to temporarily fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg’s death.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee today advanced a two-bill legislative package sponsored by Assembly Democrats to increase security when a school is used as a polling place on Election Day.