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Wimberly Appointed to Joint Committee on Housing Affordability

Newly appointed Housing and Community Development Chairman Benjie Wimberly has been appointed to the New Jersey Joint Committee on Housing Affordability by Speaker Craig Coughlin.

I look forward to discussing the issues New Jersey is currently facing, including making our state a more affordable place to live, said Wimberly (D-Passaic). I am eager to tackle ever-rising housing prices and property taxes as well as aiding in community development.

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DeAngelo, Benson & Wimberly Legislation Improving Public Water Services Clears Full Assembly

Legislation Aimed at Improving Staffing, Public Awareness and Transparency
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities Committee Chairman Wayne P. DeAngelo, Daniel Benson and Benjie Wimberly to improve the operations of public water systems in order to better serve the customers was approved by the full assembly on Thursday.

DeAngelo developed the measures to address long-standing concerns regarding the delivery of service by Trenton Water Works to thousands of Central Jersey homes.

"Everyone deserves safe and clean drinking water regardless of where it comes from or who provides the service," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex). "These bills are the first steps along the path to restoring the public's confidence that they do not need to be concerned about the delivery of water from a public service."

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Assembly Democratic Bill to Strengthen Domestic Violence Protections, Enhance Criminal Justice Response Clears Assembly

Bill Would Require Domestic Violence Training for Judges, Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Officers

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, John McKeon, Shavonda Sumter, Pamela Lampitt, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Benjie Wimberly to better protect victims of domestic violence was approved Thursday by the General Assembly.

"One in three women and one in four men have experienced physical violence by a domestic partner," said Pinkin (D-Middlesex). "These numbers are staggering and demonstrate how pervasive this is, and how important it is that the professionals tasked with responding and handling these cases are adequately trained so victims are protected and perpetrators are punished."

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Wimberly & Sumter Bill Giving National Guard & Reserve Members Second Chance at Law Enforcement & Firefighter Jobs Approved by Assembly

Bill Would Aid Military Residents Who Passed the Civil Service Exam but Deployment Postponed the Fulfilling of Remaining Employment Requirements

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly and Shavonda Sumter providing a second chance at employment for members of the National Guard or the Reserves who could not accept a position as a police officer or firefighter because of service to the nation was approved 74-0 Thursday by the full Assembly.

"Active duty assignments often derail plans for reserve and guard members who apply to join the police or fire department," said Wimberly (D-Passaic/Bergen). "When they are not fulfilling the part-time obligations of the reserves or the guard, we could use them here on our front lines as first responders and we should accommodate their obligations accordingly."

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