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Conaway, Singleton & Spencer Bill to Protect N.J. Drinking Water from Likely Carcinogen Gets Final Legislative OKBill Comes Amid Moorestown Water Concerns
Legislation Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, M.D., Troy Singleton and L. Grace Spencer sponsored to protect New Jersey's drinking water from toxic contaminant was approved 31-7 Monday by the Senate, giving it final legislative approval.
"This contaminant, which has been found to cause cancer, was recently detected in Moorestown's water supply, causing town officials to shut down two of its primary wells," said Conaway (D-Burlington) "This legislation will strengthen water quality standards to protect public health. When residents turn on the tap, they should be confident that their water is safe to drink..."
Conaway Praises Historic Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage EqualityAssemblyman Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. (D-Burlington) praised the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday in favor of marriage equality across the nation:
"Today's Supreme Court's ruling favor of marriage equality is on the right side of the law, and history.
Conaway, Mukherji, Sumter & Jimenez Bill to Permit Successful Drug Court Completion with Medication-Assisted Treatment Gets Final Legislative ApprovalLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway M.D., Raj Mukherji, Shavonda Sumter and Angelica Jimenez to permit successful completion of drug court programs notwithstanding use of medication-assisted treatment was approved 76-0 Thursday by the Assembly, giving it final legislative approval.
"Medication-assisted treatment is an evidence-based practice widely recognized by public health and addiction professionals as one of the best options in helping manage opioid addiction," said Conaway (D-Burlington). "This legislation is about making sure that effective rehabilitation methods are available to men and women suffering from addiction..."
Lampitt, Conaway, Benson, Sumter, Fuentes & Pinkin Bill to Make Cost-Effective Biological Drug Alternatives More Widely Available Gets Final Legislative OKLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Daniel Benson, Shavonda Sumter, Angel Fuentes and Nancy Pinkin to make it easier for consumers to obtain more cost-effective, "generic" versions of biological medicines used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, anemia, psoriasis and various forms of cancer was approved 75-0 Thursday by the Assembly, giving it final legislative approval.
"The FDA has created a safe pathway to make alternative biological medicines more readily available on the market," said Lampitt (D-Camden/Burlington). "If there is a more cost-effective option to treat and cure various illnesses, then by all means we should be helping patients pursue it." ...
Conaway, Singleton & Eustace Bill to Establish Procedure for Consolidation of Fire Districts Passes Assembly(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, Troy Singleton and Tim Eustace sponsored to facilitate the consolidation of local fire districts cleared the full Assembly, 78-0, on Thursday.
"Allowing fire districts to consolidate is a means of reducing costs for municipalities, which ultimately benefits taxpayers," said Conaway (D-Burlington). "The voluntary, streamlined and transparent procedure for which this bill calls will help districts navigate the consolidation process."
Conaway Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care ActAssembly Health and Senior Services Committee Chair Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. released the following statement on Thursday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of King v. Burwell:
"I'm very pleased that the Supreme Court once again upheld the Affordable Care Act as the law of the land. Today's ruling affirms what we know to be good public policy and good for public health - which is that quality, affordable health care should be accessible to everyone, no matter where you live.