Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources

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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No Standardized Tests in Teacher Evaluation, Helping Local Governments during Transportation Funding Crisis, Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers & Student Concussion Safety Top Thursday Assembly Session

ALSO POSSIBLE - OVERRIDE VOTES ON VOTER REGISTRATION & HEALTHY FOOD VETOES

Improving Farm-to-School Program, Addressing Dangers of Leaving Children Unattended in Vehicles, Help for Residents in Need during Emergencies & Veterans Programs Also on Tap

The Assembly on Thursday will vote on bills to eliminate the use of standardized testing for teacher evaluations, require the state to compensate local governments for project delays during the ongoing transportation funding crisis, allow striking workers to receive unemployment benefits, improve student concussion safety, enhance the Farm-to-School program and boost school bus safety...

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Mazzeo, Mosquera, Mukherji, Andrzejczak, Land & Houghtaling Bill to Boost Protections for NJ Wildlife & Natural Resources Continues Advancing

Asm. Vince Mazzeo Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vincent Mazzeo, Gabriela Mosquera, Raj Mukherji, Bob Andrzejczak, Bruce Land and Eric Houghtaling to enter New Jersey into the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact to better protect and manage the state's wildlife and natural resources received approval from the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Monday.

The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is an agreement among participating states to provide reciprocal sharing of information regarding hunting, fishing and trapping violations.

"Joining the rest of the nation in the IWVC allows us to better crack down on those taking advantage of our hunting, fishing and trapping laws while respecting those sportsmen who are doing everything right," said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). "I am proud of the broad organizational support that this legislation has received. The heart of this compact is about information sharing, and there's no reason why New Jersey is currently just one of two states not involved. We are way past due to join."

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