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Conaway, Singleton, Greenwald, Taliaferro & Quijano Bill to Boost Survivor Benefits for Children of Law Enforcement & Firefighters Heads to GovernorThe full Assembly on Monday unanimously granted final legislative approval to a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, Jr., MD, Troy Singleton, Majority Leader Louis Greenwald, Adam Taliaferro and Annette Quijano that would significantly boost survivor benefits for children of State Police Officers and police and firefighters who die in the line of duty.
Specifically, the bill (A-3610) would increase the percentage of final compensation or adjusted final compensation to 70 percent from 20 percent for a surviving child of a State Police Officer, police officer or firefighter, or for surviving children in equal shares, when there is no surviving spouse or the surviving spouse dies.
Downey, Houghtaling, Chiaravalloti, Coughlin & Greenwald Bill to Bar DUI Drivers from Operating NJ Transit Trains Heads to Governor's DeskLegislation Stems from Recent Report of NJT Engineer with Suspended License
Legislation Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Nicholas Chiaravalloti, Craig Coughlin and Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald sponsored to prohibit anyone whose driver's license is suspended for DWI from operating a New Jersey Transit train was passed Monday by the General Assembly.
"No one who is prohibited from operating an automobile should be in a position to transport passengers who take NJ Transit trains," said Downey (D-Monmouth). "This is the third largest transit system in the United States of America. For the sake of public safety, New Jersey must take action to ensure that no one whose license is suspended due to drunk driving is granted this level of responsibility."
Greenwald: “Our funding formula is not what has failed the children of New Jersey, it’s our Governor”Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) released the following statement Tuesday in response to Gov. Christie's proposed school funding plan:
"The governor's proposal puts politics before our children's education, denying our children their right to an education and their chance to succeed. This 'fairness formula' is unconstitutional and puts our students at a disadvantage.