Assembly Commerce and Economic Development

The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee is responsible for issues that affect urban enterprise zones, state and local redevelopment projects, corporate tax incentives, and business grant programs.
Democratic Research Aide:  Ben A. Graziano   
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Houghtaling, Andrzejczak Bill to Establish Loan Program for Certain Vineyard and Winery Capital Expenses Clears Assembly Panel

Sponsors Aim to Aid Vineyards and Wineries in New Jersey
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Eric Houghtaling and Bob Andrzejczak to require the Economic Development Authority (EDA), in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses was released by the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Thursday.

The bill (A-4274) would specifically require the EDA with the Department of Agriculture to create a loan program and application process for the purpose of providing loans to eligible vineyards or wineries to pay for "qualified capital expenses" as defined in the bill.

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Gusciora Bill to Help Spark Trenton Revitalization, Develop More Visitor-Friendly Attractions Clears Assembly Panel

Bill Would Require State Offices Occupying Prime Waterfront Real Estate to Relocate
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Reed Gusciora to help spark revitalization in Trenton by relocating state offices currently occupying prime waterfront real estate in order to pave the way for private investments in more visitor-friendly attractions was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.

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Combating Lead Contamination in Homes & Soil, College Affordability, Foreclosure Reforms & Solar Power Incentives Highlight Thursday Assembly Committees

Also on Tap: Trenton Redevelopment, Energy Efficiency, Veterans Rental Assistance, Special Needs Help, Charlie's Law & Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development Working with African American Chamber of Commerce and Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Legislation to combat lead contamination in homes and soil, college affordability bills, foreclosure reforms and solar power incentives highlight Thursday's Assembly committee hearings.

Also on tap: Trenton redevelopment, energy efficiency, veterans rental assistance, special needs help, small business job creation & directing the Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development to Working with African American Chamber of Commerce and Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey...

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