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Tucker, Johnson, Holley & DeAngelo Legislation to Facilitate Relocation for Military Families Clears General Assembly

Asw. Cleopatra Tucker Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Cleopatra Tucker, Gordon Johnson, Jamel Holley and Wayne DeAngelo to help provide military families with more flexibility regarding the use of their housing allowance when they receive orders to relocate gained the approval of the General Assembly on Thursday.

"Oftentimes service in the military requires members to relocate with little or no prior notice, which puts a great deal of stress on military families," said Tucker (D-Essex). "By minimizing disruption to the lives of service members' spouses and children, this legislation will ensure that members can balance their commitments to both the military and their families."

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DeAngelo, Pinkin, Tucker, Andrzejczak, Conaway & Land Bills to Fortify NJ Military Installations Gain Assembly OK

Legislation Incorporates Recommendations from July 2015 Task Force Report

Two bills Assembly Democrats Wayne P. DeAngelo, Nancy Pinkin, Cleopatra Tucker, Bob Andrzejczak, Herb Conaway, Jr. and Bruce Land sponsored to fortify New Jersey's five military installations gained approval from the General Assembly on Thursday.

"Our military installations clearly play an important role when it comes to national defense, but when you consider the thousands of jobs tied to the military, the businesses that support the installations and the billions of dollars in revenue that the installations generate, the local economic significance of New Jersey's military installations is irrefutable," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer/Middlesex). "Any legislation that supports our installations, therefore, will have a positive impact on our state as a whole."

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Prieto, Wisniewski, Schaer & Tucker Bill to Phase-Up NJ's Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour Approved by Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski, Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer and Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker to phase-in an increase in the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour was approved 42-30-1 Thursday by the Assembly.

"This is an integral component in our efforts to stop the decline in the middle class and lift working families out of poverty," said Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen). "The constitutional minimum wage that we established a few years ago set a floor, not a ceiling. We must ensure that all workers are paid fairly for their labor. We now need to strive for better to reverse the poverty trend in this state..."

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Tucker, Johnson, Holley & DeAngelo Legislation to Facilitate Relocation for Military Families Clears Panel

Asw. Cleopatra Tucker Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Cleopatra Tucker, Gordon Johnson, Jamel Holley and Wayne DeAngelo to help provide military families with more flexibility regarding the use of their housing allowance when they receive orders to relocate recently was advanced by an Assembly committee.

"Oftentimes service in the military requires members to relocate with little or no prior notice, which puts a great deal of stress on military families," said Tucker (D-Essex). "By minimizing disruption to the lives of service members' spouses and children, this legislation will ensure that members can balance their commitments to both the military and their families."

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Wimberly, Vainieri Huttle, Oliver, Tucker & Quijano Bill to Ensure Equal Access to State Contracts for Women- & Minority-Owned Businesses Continues to Advance

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Sheila Oliver, Cleopatra Tucker and Annette Quijano to ensure that women- and minority-owned businesses in New Jersey have equal access to state contracts cleared a Senate panel on Monday.

"While progress has been made, women- and minority-business owners continue to face challenges that limit their ability to grow," said Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic). "The provisions in this legislation are necessary to ensure that the equality of opportunity guaranteed by federal and state law are available to minority-owned and women-owned businesses in this state."

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