The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee is responsible for monitoring issues that affect parks, farmland preservation, water resources and the growing agricultural industry.
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Andrzejczak to Visit Cranberry Farm & Winery in Burlington County as Part of Ongoing Agricultural TourAssembly Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee Chair Robert Andrzejczak (D-Cape May, Atlantic & Cumberland), will continue his ongoing statewide agricultural tour in Burlington County on Tuesday where he will meet with business owners to hear first hand about the issues facing the state's agricultural industry and how the legislature can help.
The purpose of the tour series is to help members of the committee get a better understanding of the specific issues facing New Jersey farmers and what it will take to ensure they are successful.
Lampitt & Norcross Bill to Spur New Industry Growth AdvancesLegislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt (D-Camden/Burlington) Senator Donald Norcross (D-Camden/Gloucester) to create a cidery and meadery license in New Jersey has been advanced by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
"In New Jersey, we've done a great deal of legislation to encourage our New Jersey-based wineries and craft breweries, which has created jobs and economic stimulus for our region," said Lampitt. "This bill builds on that momentum by updating outdated laws. By providing support to cideries and meaderies in New Jersey, we are taking the next step in helping our homegrown industries thrive…"