Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee is responsible for monitoring issues that affect parks, farmland preservation, water resources and the growing agricultural industry.
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Houghtaling Statement on Hearing Regarding Threat of Ticks in New Jersey

Following Monday's hearing before the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on the prevalence of ticks and their threat to human and animal health, including the East Asian Tick recently seen in New Jersey, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D-Monmouth) released the following statement:

"As the weather gets warmer and people begin spending more time outside, it's so important for us to take a closer look at tick control measures in our State," said Houghtaling, who is a chair of the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. "It is particularly crucial this year in light of recent sightings of the East Asian Tick in counties across New Jersey, which was previously nonexistent in the United States."

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