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McKnight, Chiaravalloti, Holley, Chaparro, Downey, Mosquera, Moriarty & Lopez Bills Focused on Senior Citizen Housing Concerns Clears Committee

Designed to protect senior citizen tenants in New Jersey, three bills sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angela McKnight, Nicholas Chiaravalloti, Jamel Holley, Annette Chaparro, Joann Downey, Gabriela Mosquera, Paul Moriarty and Yvonne Lopez that focus on security as well as tenant-landlord relationship protection were approved by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee on Monday.

"Simply put, everyone deserves to feel safe in their homes," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "Senior citizens are often seen as easy targets by criminals. They can also be easy targets for landlord fraud. These bills help to protect seniors on all fronts - by increasing protection in terms of safety as well as the rights they have as tenants, regardless of age."

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Moriarty Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers from Deceptive Used Car Dealers

Prompted by a report from the State Commission of Investigation (SCI) detailing abuses in the wholesale used car industry at facilities known as multi-dealer locations, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty on Monday introduced two bills to protect used car buyers from deceitful sellers.


"New Jersey needs to do better by consumers and the used car industry," said Moriarty (D-Camden/Gloucester). "By strengthening consumer protections and more clearly defining the industry we can create a system that works better for everyone."

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Moriarty, Murphy & McKnight Measure Calling on State Tourism Division to Create “Anthony Bourdain Food Trail” In NJ Clears Assembly Panel

The Famed Food Chef, Anthony Bourdain, Was Born in Leonia

Assembly Members Paul Moriarty, Carol Murphy and Angela McKnight have sponsored a resolution (AR-173) that would call on the Division of Travel and Tourism to establish the “Anthony Bourdain Food Trail” in New Jersey. The resolution cleared the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee Monday.

Bourdain was born in Leonia, Bergen County, and spent his professional career in the restaurant industry. He worked his way up from being a dishwasher at a clam shack in Provincetown, Massachusetts to being the head chef in some of the country’s best restaurants, including the Rainbow Room and Les Halles in New York City.

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