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Greenwald and Lampitt Statement on Announced Opening of Atlantic City Rail Line

Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (D-Camden, Burlington) and Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt (D-Camden, Burlington) released the following statement on Wednesday’s announcement by Governor Murphy that the Atlantic City Rail line will restore service on May 12th, ahead of the scheduled May 24th reopening.

"We are pleased to see the announcement that the Atlantic City Rail Line will reopen ahead of the scheduled date that was announced by NJTRANSIT last month. We appreciate that the Governor heard the call of thousands of South Jersey commuters and working families who rely on the line each day to travel to and from work."

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Coughlin, Vainieri Huttle, Lampitt, Danielsen, Downey, Quijano & Jasey Bill to Expand Health Coverage for Behavioral Health Care, Enhance Enforcement and Oversight of Mental Health Parity Signed into Law

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Craig Coughlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Pamela Lampitt, Joe Danielsen, Joann Downey, Annette Quijano and Mila Jasey to expand health insurance coverage for behavioral health care services and enhance enforcement and oversight of mental health parity was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy.

“Ensuring coverage for mental health services will have a meaningful impact on thousands of lives across our state,” said Assembly Speaker Coughlin (D-Middlesex). “On average, one in five Americans experience mental health issues. Access to health care is a basic human right and everyone deserves the necessary treatment and coverage as it relates to one’s mental health.”

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Lampitt Statement on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

“Few things in life are more important than our children. They hold our future in their hands and hearts, and it’s our responsibility to keep them safe. Tragically, some children – who deserve nothing but love and warmth - fall victim to abuse or neglect."

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Lampitt, Jasey & McKnight Bill Creating Pilot Program to Encourage More Minority Male Teacher Applicants Clears Legislature

In schools throughout the United States large, disparities exist in race demographics between teachers and students, with a vast racial discrepancy in the ratio of minority male teachers and their students.

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Mila Jasey and Angela McKnight to increase teaching opportunities for minority men to fulfill the need for positive role models and create a pathway for more African American men to become educators was recently approved by the full Assembly.

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Benson, Zwicker & Lampitt Measure Creating Task Force to Study Autonomous Vehicles Now Law

Makes NJ 4th State to Establish Task Force - To ensure self-driving cars are safely integrated on New Jersey roads, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Daniel Benson, Andrew Zwicker and Pamela Lampitt to establish a task force to evaluate autonomous vehicles was signed into law by the Governor Monday.

"As major auto companies explore developing semi and fully autonomous cars, we need to prepare for the day when we'll see only self-driving vehicles on our roadways," said Benson (Mercer, Middlesex). "The goal of this task force will be to assess how we can introduce autonomous vehicles to our roadways while keeping drivers safe."

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Coughlin, Vainieri Huttle, Lampitt, Danielsen, Downey, Quijano & Jasey Bill to Expand Health Coverage for Behavioral Health Care, Enhance Enforcement and Oversight of Mental Health Parity Receives Final Legislative Approval

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Craig Coughlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Pamela Lampitt, Joe Danielsen, Joann Downey, Annette Quijano and Mila Jasey to expand health insurance coverage for behavioral health care services and enhance enforcement and oversight of mental health parity was approved today by a vote of 73-3.

The bill (A-2031) would require plans to provide coverage for medically necessary behavioral health care services and to meet the requirements of a 2008 federal law, which prevents certain health insurers that provide mental or substance use disorder benefits from imposing less favorable benefit limitations on those benefits than on medical or surgical benefits, commonly referred to as mental health parity.

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Full Assembly Approves Bill to Strengthen Equal Pay Protections for New Jersey Workers

Legislation Would Prohibit Discrimination Based On Salary History

Aiming to close the significant wage gap between women and men, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Pamela Lampitt, Gary Schaer, Eric Houghtaling, Daniel Benson and Wayne DeAngelo to prohibit employers from requiring job applicants to disclose their salary history in the application process was approved Monday by the full Assembly by a vote of 53-24-2.

“In an ideal world, your gender would not influence how much you earn at work. But that’s not the world we live in,” said Downey (D-Monmouth). “This bill provides a means of narrowing the wage gap by making it less likely for employers to unintentionally perpetuate the gap by basing salary offers for new hires on their previous salary, which has a disproportionate impact on female hires.”

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Lampitt, Mukherji, Vainieri Huttle, & Sumter Statement on Passage of Bill to Combat Maternal Mortality

Measure Passes Assembly 79-0-1; Heads to Governor’s Desk
With the goal of reducing incidents of maternal mortality in New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Shavonda Sumter released the following statements on their bill (A-1862) to create a Maternal Mortality Review Committee to study causes and rates of maternal death in the state, which received final legislative approval Monday.

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Lampitt, Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Armato Child Sexual Abuse Bill Package Now Law

Protecting students from sexual abuse and misconduct in schools, a four-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Carol Murphy, Verlina Reynolds-Jackson and John Armato was signed into law Monday.

"Now more than ever, it is imperative that we are doing everything we can in New Jersey to protect our students from sexual abuse, harassment, and misconduct," said Lampitt (D-Camden/Burlington). "These new laws send a message to anyone employed by a school district that this type of behavior will not be tolerated under any circumstance and the legislature is taking action to solidify that."

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