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Burzichelli Bill to Allow for Horse Racing on Atlantic City Beach Released by Assembly PanelLegislation Assembly Democrat John Burzichelli sponsored to further promote Atlantic City by allowing it to host horse races on the beach this October was released Monday by an Assembly panel.
"This has all the making of a fun and great event, the type of which we've been trying to lure to Atlantic City to highlight it as a top-flight entertainment destination," said Burzichelli (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland). "This will attract horse fans, sports fans, families and those simply looking to see a unique event on the beach in the autumn. Changing state law to allow for this great promotion is the least we can do as we continue striving to make Atlantic City a great place to visit and spend time..."
Assembly Panel OK’s Ban on Controversial “Conversion Therapy” Practice for Minors Sponsored by Eustace, Conaway, Gusciora & BurzichelliAn Assembly panel on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly members Tim Eustace, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Reed Gusciora and John Burzichelli that would ban the controversial practice known as "conversion therapy" for minors in New Jersey.
The measure (A-3371) is designed to protect minors from being forced to undergo the scientifically unfounded practice in an attempt to change their sexual orientation.
Diegnan, Burzichelli, Tucker & Wisniewski Bill to Help Military Spouses Find Work Becomes LawDiegnan, Burzichelli, Tucker & Wisniewski Bill to Help Military Spouses Find Work Becomes Law
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Democrats Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., John Burzichelli, Cleopatra Tucker and John Wisniewski that would help military spouses with out-of-state teaching license become eligible to find work more quickly in New Jersey was signed into law today.
"Military families make many sacrifices while in service to our country, including frequent deployments and relocations," said Diegnan (D-Middlesex). "Moving from state to state can be a disruptive barrier to a military spouse's employment, particularly when his or her field requires a state-specific professional license. This new law will help make for a smoother transition to their new home."
Assembly Panel to Take Up Measure Banning Controversial Conversion Therapy Practice for Minors in NJThe Assembly Women and Children Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, June 13, to consider a bipartisan measure that would ban the controversial practice known as "conversion therapy" for minors in New Jersey.
The measure (A-3371), sponsored on the democratic side by Assembly members Tim Eustace, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Reed Gusciora and John Burzichelli, is designed to protect minors from being forced to undergo the practice in an attempt to change their sexual orientation.