The Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee is responsible for monitoring the protection of citizens of the State of New Jersey. The panel oversees issues affecting counter-terrorism, risk assessments, infrastructure protections, emergency communications, border security and cyber security.
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Opportunity to Compete Act, Drunken Driving Penalty Reforms, Job Protections, Invalidating Christie's Anti-Civil Service Rules & Women's Rights Bills Top Monday Assembly HearingsHearing into Wasteful Spending at Private Schools that Care for Disabled Children Also on Tap
Standards for Drone Use, Requiring Health Care Facilities be Generator Ready, Improving Group Home Fire Safety & Allowing Mail-In Ballots for All Elections Also Up
The Opportunity to Compete Act, reforming the state's drunken driving penalties, banning credit checks as a job condition, invalidating Gov. Christie's anti-Civil Service rules and several bills to protect women's rights top Monday's Assembly committee hearings...
Quijano Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary School Tragedy(TRENTON) - Assembly Homeland Security Chair Annette Quijano (D-Union) on Friday released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, CT:
"Time cannot even begin to heal the pain the family members and friends of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have endured. As a society, we can only show our support and continue to be there for those affected by this utter tragedy.