Category: State News

Lawmaker Wants To Amend OPRA To Protect Citizens’ Personal Information

TRENTON — In an effort to protect the privacy of New Jersey citizens who register for governmental programs or to receive governmental newsletters and notifications, Assemblyman Jack M. Ciattarelli plans to introduce legislation that would exclude citizens’ email addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information from disclosure under the state’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA).

Democrats Want To Use Untapped Job Training Dollars For Women’s Healthcare

TRENTON – After learning that $6 million from a job training program for women and minorities will be lapsed into the General Fund in the current budget, a group of female Senators that serve on the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee said that the money would be put to better use by restoring drastic cuts to women’s healthcare programs that the Governor instituted since he took office.