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Quijano Bill to Protect NJ Residents from any Federal Efforts to Identify or Compile a List Based on Religion or Ethnicity OK'd

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano that would bar state and local agencies from revealing a person's religious affiliation to the federal government or assisting in the compilation of any registry based on religion, nationality or ethnicity was approved Thursday by the Assembly.

"This legislation was prompted, in part, by real concerns among constituents that there is a threat to religious freedom under the current federal administration," said Quijano (D-Union)...

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Quijano, Benson, McKnight & Sumter Bill Barring Treatment Facilities from Turning Away Patients Receiving Medication Assistance Approved by Assembly

The Assembly on Thursday voted to approve legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Daniel R. Benson, Angela McKnight and Shavonda Sumter that incorporates the latest scientific approach to substance use disorders in order to ensure that individuals can access the drug treatment they need.

"Some treatment and aftercare programs operate with a philosophy that an addiction to one substance should not be replaced with an addiction to another, and therefore they object to medication assisted treatment, instead emphasizing counseling and peer support," said Quijano (D-Union)...

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Assembly Advances Quijano, Vainieri Huttle & Egan Jones Bill to Creating NJ Hearing Impairment Task Force

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Patricia Egan Jones establishing a task force to help aid New Jersey residents who suffer from hearing impairments was approved by the Assembly on Thursday.

"Hearing impairment can have a profound impact on one's life, whether it's genetic, medically induced or trauma," said Quijano (D-Union). "These numbers are only expected to increase, along with the need for services, as individuals reach senior citizen status. As a state, we need to find ways to assist those who suffer from hearing impairments, regardless of the cause..."

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Quijano to Host Free Film Screening of 'Dolores'

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano invites the public to join her as she hosts a special one-day film screening of "Dolores."

The film screening, which is in partnership with PBS and Kean University, will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in the STEM Auditorium at Kean University in Union Township...

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