Assembly Human Services

The Assembly Human Services Committee is responsible for legislation that impacts individuals and families with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities and addictions; and individuals and families with low incomes.
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Downey, Murphy & Houghtaling Bill to Raise Awareness of the Need for Socks for the Homeless Clears the Assembly

A joint resolution sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Carol Murphy, and Eric Houghtaling to raise public awareness of homelessness and need for socks among the homeless was approved Thursday by the General Assembly.

"Unprotected feet, especially during the winter months, could lead to serious health problems," said Downey (D-Monmouth). "and, more often than not, the homeless do not have the means to seek treatment."

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