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Greenwald, Coughlin, Jones & Mukherji Bill Creating "Food Desert Elimination Act" Improving Community Access to Healthy Food Options Advances

Measure is One of Multiple Anti-Hunger Bills Sponsored by Assembly Democrats

(TRENTON) - Providing tax credits to supermarkets and grocery stores that locate to communities deemed "food deserts," a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Louis Greenwald, Craig Coughlin, Patricia Egan Jones and Raj Mukherji as part of a collaborative effort to address the pervasive problem of hunger throughout New Jersey was approved Monday by the Assembly Appropriations panel.

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Speaker Coughlin on the Passing of Yolanda Egan

Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement Monday on the passing of Yolanda Egan, wife of Assemblyman Joe Egan:

“My wife Tish and I send our heartfelt condolences to Assemblyman Joe Egan and his family. Yolanda Egan was a wonderful woman, a loving wife and mother, and dear friend.

“We are saddened by her loss after her courageous battle, but are comforted that her memory will forever remain in our hearts. Our thoughts are with Joe and his family at this time.”

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Statement from Speaker Craig Coughlin on Introduction of Minimum Wage Bill

Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) released the following statement Thursday on the introduction of the minimum wage bill in the Assembly:

“This bill addresses the issue of helping New Jersey’s working poor be better able to afford living in the State while taking into consideration the concerns of the State’s valued small business community.

“Raising the minimum wage will not only lift up the current generation of low-wage workers but ensure fairness for future generations and tackle issues of hunger and inequality.”

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Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin Main Page