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McKeon, Vainieri Huttle, Caputo, Jasey & Downey Bill to Create Law Enforcement Assisted Addiction Safe Havens Advances

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Ralph Caputo, Mila Jasey and Joann Downey that would establish law enforcement assisted addiction and recovery programs throughout the state cleared the Assembly on Monday, 70-3-4.

"The nation's heroin and opioid related overdose deaths have increased dramatically in recent years. In New Jersey, alone, the overdose death rate is currently three times the national rate. Clearly more needs to be done," said McKeon (D-Essex/Morris). "Similar programs we've studied have shown marked success in cultivating a safe environment where those suffering from addiction feel comfortable coming forward to seek treatment."

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Gusciora, Muoio, Caputo, Mukherji & Chiaravalloti Bill to Extend Urban Enterprise Zone Program Gains Assembly Approval

Bill Would Extend Economic Perks to Bolster City Revitalizations
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, Elizabeth Muoio, Ralph Caputo, Raj Mukherji and Nicholas Chiaravalloti to extend the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) designation for participating cities for another 10 years so that they may continue to benefit from the economic incentives was approved 52-25 by the full Assembly on Monday.

"Over the years, the Urban Enterprise Zone program has helped attract both new businesses and consumers alike, and has helped revitalize cites struggling to reinvigorate once-thriving business districts," said Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon). "It makes little economic sense to suddenly halt this momentum. By extending this designation, we can help these towns continue their renaissance."

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Prieto, Jimenez, Giblin & Caputo Bill Asking Voters to Ensure Public Employee Pension Funding Gains Assembly Approval

Voters Would Consider Requiring Payment Starting in 2017 & Full Payment Starting in 2021
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assembly Democrats Angelica Jimenez, Thomas Giblin and Ralph Caputo asking voters to amend the state Constitution to require the state to fund the pensions of public employees on a timely basis was approved 50-25-2 by the General Assembly on Monday.

The bill is also poised for approval by the Senate this week and will then head to the voters for approval in November.

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Gusciora, Muoio, Caputo, Mukherji & Chiaravalloti Bill to Extend Urban Enterprise Zone Program Continues Advancing

Bill Would Extend Economic Perks to Bolster City Revitalizations
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, Elizabeth Muoio, Ralph Caputo, Raj Mukherji and Nicholas Chiaravalloti to extend the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) designation for participating cities for another 10 years so that they may continue to benefit from the economic incentives continued advancing Thursday, gaining approval from the Assembly Budget Committee.

"Over the years, the Urban Enterprise Zone program has helped attract both new businesses and consumers alike, and has helped revitalize cites struggling to reinvigorate once-thriving business districts," said Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon). "It makes little economic sense to suddenly halt this momentum. By extending this designation, we can help these towns continue their renaissance."

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