Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs

The Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of state military preparedness, the National Guard and issues that pertain to veterans and their service.
Democratic Research Aide:  Ben A. Graziano   
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DeAngelo, Mukherji, Danielsen on Measure to Waive Health Insurance Co-Payments for Active Military Service Members and their Family Members

Measure Has Cleared Legislature and Heads to the Governor's Desk Would Supplement "Health Care Quality Act"

Regarding their measure that would supplement the "Health Care Quality Act" and permit designated health care professionals to waive health insurance copayments for active duty military service members and their family members, providing that it does not contradict other laws, Assembly Democrats Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex), Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) and Joe Danielsen (D-Middlesex, Somerset), released the following joint statement Wednesday:

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Murphy, Armato, Tully Bill Creating New Jersey Military Advisory Board Approved by Assembly

Created for the purpose of serving as a liaison between the Executive, State and Federal Legislative branches of government and the United States Armed Forces, a bill that would establish the New Jersey Military Advisory Board within the Department of State was recently approved by the full Assembly 80-0-0. Assembly Democrats Carol Murphy, John Armato and Christopher Tully are the measure's sponsors.

The bill (A-4550) calls for the Board to consist of 11 members who would remain informed and engaged in military matters and events in the state. The group would work with Congress, base commanders, and public and private entities, including, but not limited to, the Picatinny Enhancement Coalition, the Defense Enhancement Coalition, and the Chamber of Commerce.

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