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Video: NJ Assembly Democrats' Week in Review: Feb. 13 - Feb. 17

New Jersey Assembly Democrats Week in Review for Feb. 13 to Feb. 17.

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Video: McKeon Opposes Trump EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

Assembly Judiciary Chairman John McKeon Assembly Judiciary Chairman John McKeon (D-Essex/Morris) on his legislation (AR-211) opposing President Trump's nomination of Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator. The Assembly approved the bill 44-14-6 on Wednesday.

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Video: Schaer Rebukes Trump White House for Failing to Mention Jews or Anti-Semitism in Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement

Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer (D-Passaic/Bergen) on his legislation rebuking President Trump's White House for issuing an International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that failed to mention Jews or anti-Semitism. His bill (AR-213) was approved 46-1-12 Wednesday by the Assembly.

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Benson, Mukherji, Muoio, Holley, Sumter, Downey, Lampitt, Oliver, Danielsen & Wimberly Bill to Protect NJ Public Safety Officers Gains Assembly OK

Asm. Daniel Benson Legislation Assembly Democrats Daniel R. Benson, Raj Mukherji, Elizabeth Muoio, Jamel Holley, Shavonda Sumter, Joann Downey, Pamela Lampitt, Sheila Oliver, Joe Danielsen and Benjie Wimberly sponsored to support workers who are attacked while supervising inmates or detainees received Assembly approval on Wednesday.

"These officers assume a significant deal of risk every day on the job, yet they're excluded from provisions that make compensation available to other public safety officers," said Benson (D-Mercer/Middlesex), chair of the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee. "This legislation is about taking action to eliminate that inconsistency so that people who put their lives on the line aren't left helpless in the event of an attack."

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Video: Wisniewski on his Bill to Support 'Dreamers' Against Trump Actions

Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) on his legislation opposing action by President Trump to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. The bill was approved 44-11-7 Wednesday by the Assembly.

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Video: Speaker Prieto Condemns Trump's Immigration Ban

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) discusses the Assembly resolution he sponsored (AR-138) condemning President Trump's immigration ban. The resolution was approved 45-17-3 Wednesday by the Assembly.

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Zackhary’s Law unanimously approved by Assembly

Zackhary’s Law unanimously approved by Assembly

Majority Leader Greenwald inspired to help Gold Star Families

Majority Leader Greenwald inspired to help Gold Star Families

Speaker Prieto on new state law combating opioid epidemic

Speaker Prieto on new state law combating opioid epidemic

Sumter on her bill to improve rehabilitation and reduce recidivism

Sumter on her bill to improve rehabilitation and reduce recidivism

Wisniewski has concerns on Port Authority’s 10-year plan

Wisniewski has concerns on Port Authority’s 10-year plan



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