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Assembly Panel Ok’s Democratic Legislation to Train the Struggling Unemployed to Find Work in New Industries
Measure is Sponsored by Singleton, Conaway, Andrzejczak, Riley, Lagana, Garcia & MosqueraAn Assembly panel on Thursday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Andrzejczak, Celeste Riley, Joseph Lagana, Carmelo Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help train and equip the struggling unemployed with the skills necessary to find work in new industries.
"As New Jersey's economic recovery continues to lag behind our neighboring states, we have to be more aggressive in our approach to boosting jobs and economic opportunity in our state," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "This is an excellent way to help train people with employable skill sets swiftly so that they can get back into the work force as soon as possible."
Singleton, Schaer, Benson, Eustace & Mosquera Bill to Improve Reporting and Disclosure of State Tax Expenditures Continues AdvancingAssembly approved legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Gary Schaer, Daniel R. Benson, Timothy Eustace and Gabriela Mosquera sponsored to improve reporting and disclosure requirements on state tax expenditures and impose a seven-year limit on the duration of new state tax expenditure enactments was advanced Thursday by a Senate panel.
"The state does not authorize these tax expenditures lightly," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "They're authorized for specific goals such as creating jobs or boosting economic growth, so we need to make certain these benefits are working as intended. It's common sense to examine whether these expenditures are working. It's what the taxpayers deserve..."
Eustace, Lagana, Mosquera, Vainieri Huttle & Wimberly Bill to Protect Against Flooding & Boost Smart Development Advances in SenateLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Tim Eustace, Joseph Lagana, Gabriela Mosquera, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Benjie Wimberly to help protect the public against flooding and facilitate smart development was released by a Senate panel on Monday.
"Accurate and up-to-date delineations of floodplains and flood hazard areas are essential to inform state and local officials and property owners of changing flood risks," said Eustace (D-Bergen/Passaic). "The ever-changing landscape of our state requires that we stay on top of these patterns to help residents and business owners avoid flood traps."
General Assembly Unanimously Approves Comprehensive Legislative Strategy to Combat Domestic Violence
Six-bill Package is Sponsored by Vainieri Huttle, Quijano, Mosquera, Garcia, Gusciora, Spencer, Tucker, Caputo, Riley, BurzichelliThe General Assembly on Monday unanimously approved a comprehensive legislative strategy sponsored by Assembly Democrats to combat domestic violence by expanding protections for victims and providing law enforcement with better tools to deal with offenders.
The six-bill package is sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Annette Quijano, Gabriela Mosquera, Carmelo Garcia, Reed Gusciora, L. Grace Spencer, Cleopatra Tucker, Ralph Caputo, Celeste Riley and John Burzichelli.