DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATORS URGE RESIDENTS TO ATTEND WEDNESDAY REAPPORTIONMENT HEARING

(TRENTON) – The following letter by Democratic Sens. Richard J. Codey, Ronald L. Rice, Teresa Ruiz and Assembly members John F. McKeon, Mila M. Jasey, Ralph R. Caputo, Cleopatra G. Tucker, Albert Coutinho and L. Grace Spencer was published Tuesday in The Record of Bergen County urging people to attend Wednesday’s New Jersey Reapportionment Commission public hearing in Newark.
The hearing is set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the 14th-floor conference center at the Leroy Smith Public Safety Building at 60 W. Market St. in Newark. Parking is available at the location:

‘HEARINGS VITAL TO NEW JERSEY’S FUTURE’

“We would like New Jerseyans to consider taking a few minutes in the coming weeks to stop by one of the public hearings being held by the New Jersey Apportionment Commission, which has begun working on a new legislative map for New Jersey.
“This is a once-a-decade process that is of vital importance to the future of our state.
“Whether you are concerned with gun laws, improving our education system or helping lower- and middle-income families get by, or if you prefer policies that benefit the wealthy, make no mistake — this exercise will determine the direction those and any number of other policies go in New Jersey in the next 10 years….”

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