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Downey, Moriarty Bill Allowing Parents or Guardians to Place Security Freeze on Child’s Consumer Report Clears Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Members Joann Downey and Paul Moriarty authorizing a parent or legal guardian to place a security freeze on a child’s consumer report cleared the full Assembly 73-0 on Thursday.

“To no fault of their own, children are some of the most vulnerable people among our population to fall victim to identity theft,” said Downey (D-Monmouth). “This bill will help ensure that identity thieves cannot reach our youth.”

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Moriarty, Caputo & Downey Bill to Strengthen Anti-Nepotism Rules in School Districts Approved by Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Ralph Caputo and Joann Downey to extend anti-nepotism rules to the state's public and charter schools was approved Thursday by the General Assembly.

"Property taxpayers deserve every assurance that the people charged with educating their children attained their positions because of what they know, not who they know," said Moriarty (D- Camden/Gloucester). "With schools making up the majority of local property tax bills, we need to ensure that we are investing in the absolute best candidates to lead our schools."

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Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty Main Page