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Greenwald, Vainieri Huttle, Schaer, Mukherji, Holley, Mosquera, Muoio, Sumter & Mazzeo Bill to Prohibit Suspension of Professional Licenses Due to Inability to Pay Student Loans Now Law

Repeal of Previous State Law Ends 'Modern-Day Debtors' Prison' in New Jersey

Legislation Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald and Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Gary S. Schaer, Raj Mukherji, Jamel Holley, Gabriela Mosquera, Elizabeth Muoio, Shavonda Sumter and Vince Mazzeo sponsored to rescind a state law that jeopardized the careers of professionals who have overwhelming student debt was signed by the governor on Friday.

"If someone earned a license to practice a profession, their performance should be the sole factor that affects their ability to retain that license," said Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington). "Using a professional license as a bargaining chip when someone cannot pay his or her student loans is not only wrong but nonsensical. There is no logic in removing a borrower's ability to pay back a loan as a punishment for inability to pay in the first place."

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Sumter, Jasey, Muoio, Lagana, Downey & Benson HESAA Transparency Measure Now Law

Law Aimed at Better Protecting Families Planning for College from Taking on Unmanageable Student Loan Debt

Legislation Assembly Democrats Shavonda Sumter, Mila Jasey, Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Joseph Lagana, Joann Downey and Daniel Benson sponsored to combat student loan debt in New Jersey is now law.

"The only concern a college student should have after graduating is choosing which job will lead them closer to their goals," said Sumter (D-Bergen/Passaic). "It has become the norm for families and students to take on an overwhelming amount of debt to pursue educational goals. This new law will increase transparency under NJCLASS loan programs, better educate families on loan repayment options and requirements and help families understand how much they can realistically handle in student loans."

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Muoio Questions Amtrak’s Failure to Address Aging Wire System Powering Northeast Corridor

Notes System Dates Back to FDR Administration, Yet No Plans in Place for Upgrades
Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) questioned Amtrak officials Wednesday on the fragility of the aging electrical wires that power trains along the Northeast corridor during a joint legislative hearing with officials from NJ Transit, Amtrak, PATH, and New York Waterways.

Amtrak trains running along the Northeast and Keystone corridors are powered by overhead wires called a catenary system, which provide electrical power to trains, enabling them to move up and down the corridor. However, dramatic swings in temperature can cause the catenary wires to expand and contract, causing components in the system to fail and forcing power to be shut down along segments of the corridor in order for repairs to be conducted - causing consistent disruptions in service.

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