TRENTON — A package of bills authorizing environmental infrastructure funding for the 2013 fiscal year has been approved by the full Senate.
TRENTON — The full state Senate approved bipartisan legislation on Thursday sponsored by state senators Jennifer Beck and M. Teresa Ruiz that would form a task force to reduce waste and improve service delivery in special education.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by state senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nia H. Gill that would expand the state’s sterile syringe and needle exchange program to help reduce the prevalence of transmitted bloodborne diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C through shared intravenous needles was approved by the full Senate Thursday.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari that would hold accountable in civil court child sex offenders and organizations that fail to appropriately respond to employees who commit sex crimes against children was approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
TRENTON – A pair of bills sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak which would crack down on the illegal trade of tigers and prohibit inhumane ‘gestation crates’ which restrict pigs’ freedom of movement was approved by the Senate Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to require the state to biannually distribute a letter to school districts reminding them of the requirement to enroll resident students regardless of immigration status was approved 64-13 Thursday by the Assembly.