The Assembly Higher Education committee handles issues that relate directly to the state’s 31 public colleges and universities, including its 19 county and community colleges. The committee assists in directing policy relating to tuition aid and scholarship programs, such as the popular NJ STARS, and ensuring the success of inter-institutional agreements entered into by schools.
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Regulating Military Equipment Given to Police, Overriding Christie Heating & Food Aid Veto, Equitable Disaster Aid, Domestic Violence Protections, Moose's Law & E-Insurance Top Monday Assembly SessionSafe Vehicle Rentals, Teen-age Mental Health Care, Storm Protections, Combating Invasive Plants & Volunteer Camera Registry Also on Tap
Regulating military equipment given to police departments, overriding Gov. Christie's veto of legislation increasing heating and food assistance to low-income families, ensuring disaster aid is allocated in proportion to actual damage, modernizing protections against domestic violence, banning people convicted of animal cruelty from working at animal-related jobs and allowing drivers to display electronic proof of insurance highlight Monday's Assembly voting session...