Assembly State and Local Government

The Assembly State and Local Government Committee focuses on policy and legislation that has a direct impact on state government, as well as legislation dealing with ethics, pensions, election related issues and public employees.
Democratic Research Aide:  Nicole A. Brown   
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NJ Legislative Select Oversight Committee Holds Organizational Meeting

TRENTON - Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, the co-chairs of the New Jersey Legislative Select Oversight Committee, released the following statements today at the conclusion of the committee's organizational meeting:

"It is the mission of our committee to examine all aspects of the screening of prospective employees in state government and continued employment in the public sector of persons with questionable backgrounds, or pending allegations, including allegations or claims of sexual offenses," said Assemblywoman Pintor Marin. "After public hearings where we will take testimony, our joint committee will make recommendations to create improvements in screening and hiring practices. We intend to conduct our hearings professionally, fairly and as promptly as possible and deliver a report in an expeditious fashion."

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