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Out-of-Network Health Care Costs, College Affordability Bill, Protecting Domestic Violence Victims from Guns & 4-Year Sandy Recovery Update Highlight Thursday Assembly CommitteesAtlantic City Housing Incentives, Child Safety, Tamper-Resistant Opioid Drugs & Zackhary's Law Among Bills Also on Tap
The Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act, along with a four-bill Assembly college affordability package, protecting domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms for abusers and - to mark the fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy - testimony on the recovery work that remains to be done and the challenges that its victims are still facing as they try to rebuild highlight Thursday's Assembly committee hearings...
DeAngelo, Holley, Mazzeo & Downey Bill to Establish Plan to Publish Missing Persons Alerts Goes to GovernorLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Wayne DeAngelo, Jamel Holley, Vincent Mazzeo and Joann Downey to expand the reach of missing persons notices via social media was approved 38-0 Thursday by the Senate, giving it final legislative approval.
"Just as people use outlets like Facebook and Twitter to connect with friends and family, law enforcement officials can also use social media to reach the public when someone is missing," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer/Middlesex)...