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Oliver, Handlin, Vainieri Huttle & Quijano Bipartisan Bill Package to Combat Abuse against the Elderly & Disabled Gains Assembly Panel Approval
New Policy Strategy is Result of Ongoing Meetings between Oliver, Handlin & Stakeholders throughout NJAn Assembly panel on Monday approved a bipartisan package of bills sponsored by Assemblywomen Sheila Oliver, Amy Handlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Annette Quijano to combat abuse and fraud against the elderly and disabled in New Jersey.
The bipartisan legislation approved today is the result of ongoing discussions between former Speaker Oliver, Deputy Republican Leader Handlin and more than a dozen prominent stakeholder agencies and corporations from throughout the state. The bills are a legislative response to help senior citizens avoid being swindled by unscrupulous scammers.
Assembly Democratic Bill to Bring World-Class Gaming to North Jersey, Help Atlantic City & Fund Programs & Property Tax Relief for Senior & Disabled Residents Clears Assembly
Caputo, Prieto, Schaer, Vainieri Huttle, Mukherji, Lagana, Eustace, Caride, Jimenez, Johnson, McKeon, Giblin, Oliver, Spencer, Jasey, Tucker & Pintor Marin Bill Would Allow Two North Jersey Casinos, Provide Significant Funding for Programs & Property Tax Relief for Seniors and Disabled & Help Atlantic City and Horse Racing IndustryAn Assembly panel on Monday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democratic lawmakers asking voters to allow the creation of world-class casino gaming facilities in North Jersey and use money from that expansion to fund programs and property tax relief for senior citizens and disabled residents, along with help for Atlantic City and the horse racing industry.
Under current law, casino gambling is permitted only in Atlantic City, but the constitutional amendment proposed by Assembly Democrats Ralph Caputo, Speaker Vincent Prieto, Gary Schaer, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Raj Mukherji, Joseph Lagana, Tim Eustace, Marlene Caride, Angelica Jimenez, Gordon Johnson and John McKeon, Tom Giblin, Sheila Oliver, L. Grace Spencer, Mila Jasey, Cleopatra Tucker and Eliana Pintor Marin, would allow the Legislature to pass laws to permit casinos in two northern New Jersey counties.
Oliver, Coughlin, Caride, Wimberly & Quijano Bill to Ensure Corporations Fulfill Grant Responsibilities Approved by Assembly PanelLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Sheila Oliver, Craig Coughlin, Marlene Caride, Benjie Wimberly and Annette Quijano to require a corporation qualifying for certain grant funds to repay the funds in full if it fails to uphold the grant terms was approved Thursday by an Assembly panel.
"While incentives may motivate a business to either locate or expand its current operations in New Jersey, the sole motivation of the state in providing such subsidies is the desire to create job opportunities for our residents and to grow our economy and state revenues…," said Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic). For More