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Prieto, Jimenez & Garcia Bill to Help Improve Drug & Alcohol Treatment for Inmates Signed Into Law

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez and Assemblyman Carmelo Garcia to help improve drug and alcohol treatments for inmates as part of their rehabilitation has been signed into law.

"The only thing that sets these drug treatment programs apart from those that are licensed is that they are located within a correctional facility," said Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen)...

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Speaker Prieto Statement on New Rutgers Gas Tax Poll

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto released the following statement Thursday on a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll, which shows that fewer New Jerseyans oppose an increase in the gas tax when they understand that the revenue is needed to fix the state's crumbling roads and bridges:

"These results show that New Jersey voters understand that borrowing more money and incurring more state debt is not a sustainable transportation funding plan and the need for increased revenue into the Transportation Trust Fund is urgent and real," said Prieto (D-Hudson).
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Prieto Statement on Police & Fire Interest Arbitration

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) released the following statement Monday on police and fire interest arbitration and extending the 2 percent cap on base salary awards. The Assembly approved a bill to extend the cap on March 27 but the governor blocked it from becoming law through a conditional veto:

"It's disappointing that the governor and local officials have chosen to hold rallies rather than sit down and negotiate with the Assembly to resolve this matter. I've asked the representatives of local officials to join me for discussions, but they have so far refused to offer any solutions. Yet, they take time to join rallies. This is very unproductive and unfair to the taxpayers who deserve better..."

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