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Greenwald, Tucker, Johnson, Benson & DeAngelo Bill to Reimburse College Application Fees to Veterans and Armed Forces Members Clears PanelLegislation sponsored by Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald and Assembly Democrats Cleopatra Tucker, Gordon M. Johnson, Daniel Benson and Wayne P. DeAngelo to encourage veterans and members of the military to pursue higher education goals was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee.
"These are real-life heroes who too often come home to face financial troubles despite their great sacrifice to our nation," said Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington). "A college education is the gateway to a better future, so this simple step is the right thing to do for our veterans and members of the Armed Forces."
Schaer, DeAngelo, Quijano, & Benson Bill to Establish "Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program" Clears Panel
Measure Permits Customers of an Electric Public Utility to Invest in Solar Energy Projects(TRENTON) - An Assembly panel released Thursday legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gary Schaer, Wayne DeAngelo, Annette Quijano, and Daniel Benson to allow consumers to participate in solar energy programs and provide a credit to those who do participate in these programs.
"The Neighborhood Solar Energy Investment Program will provide an opportunity for more families to reduce their monthly utility bill and carbon impact through participating in offered solar energy programs," said Schaer (D-Bergen, Passaic). "Making the change to solar energy is an investment in the future. With this legislation, many more residents will see firsthand the benefits of utilizing solar energy in their home."
Benson & DeAngelo Bill to Help Students Facing a Medical Condition of Family Death to Maintain NJ STARS Scholarships AdvancesLegislation Assemblymen Daniel R. Benson and Wayne P. DeAngelo sponsored to let NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship recipients who suffer a medical condition or death of a parent or spouse to retain their program eligibility was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
"This is the decent thing to do," said Benson (D-Mercer/Middlesex). "College is the gateway to a brighter future, and for many students, these scholarships are a lifeline. No one should lose their eligibility because of a medical condition..."