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McKnight, Timberlake, McKeon on Resolution Permanently Designating April as Financial Literacy Month in New Jersey

Measure Clears Assembly, Looks to Localize National Recognition

Looking to localize and amplify National Financial Literacy Month, which is being recognized this month across the nation, Assembly Democrats Angela V. McKnight (D-Hudson), Britnee Timberlake (D-Essex, Passaic) and John McKeon (D-Essex, Morris) issued the following collaborative statement Friday regarding a joint resolution to permanently designate April as Financial Literacy Month in New Jersey.

The measure (AJR-118) recently cleared the Assembly 77-0-0 and now heads to the Senate for consideration:

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**MONDAY, APRIL 15

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Financial Literacy in a Digital Age is Focus of April 15 Session

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) is partnering with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.
Financial literacy in a digital age is the focus of Money Mondays on April 15. The session will cover the advantages and drawbacks for consumers in the new world of banking. Participants will learn the smartest ways to use technology for managing money.

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**TODAY, APRIL 8

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Parents and Kids are Focus of April 8 Talk on Money Matters, Financial Literacy featuring Goalsetter Mom and Daughter Duo

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) will partner with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**MONDAY, APRIL 8

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Parents and Kids are Focus of April 8 Talk on Money Matters, Financial Literacy featuring Goalsetter Mom and Daughter Duo

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) will partner with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.

Parents and kids are the focus of Money Mondays on April 8, and the session will cover ways to make saving a fun, family affair. Presenters include the mom and daughter duo of Goalsetter--a mission-driven company whose goal is to get kids from all socio-economic backgrounds to save and learn key financial literacy concepts.

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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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Assembly Democrats’ Bill to Make College Textbooks More Affordable Heads to Governor

Aiming to ease some of the financial burden facing college students, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, Mila Jasey, Wayne DeAngelo, Joe Danielsen, Benjie Wimberly, Angela McKnight, and Adam Taliaferro to expand the use of digital alternatives to textbooks was approved Monday by the full Assembly, 77-0.

The bill (A-327-3254-1149) requires each institution of higher education to submit a plan to the Secretary of Higher Education to expand the use of open textbooks and commercial digital learning materials. “Open textbooks” are educational resources for college courses that are available online for free or at a reduced cost.

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Quijano, Holley, Timberlake & McKnight: We Remain Committed to Adult-Use Cannabis Bill

Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano (D-Union), Jamel Holley (D-Union), Britnee Timberlake (D-Essex) and Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) released the following statement today regarding the future of their legislation (A-4497) that would legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey:

“We remain committed to enacting fair and responsible legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey…"

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McKnight, Mukherji & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Better Protect Health of Mothers and Babies Clears Full Assembly

To improve medical outcomes for mothers and newborn babies, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angela McKnight, Raj Mukherji and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to prohibit health coverage of certain scheduled caesarean section deliveries or labor induction without medical necessity under Medicaid was approved Monday by the full Assembly, 56-17-6.

"Many expectant mothers who chose to schedule the birth of their baby by early induction or a C-section without a medical reason may not fully understand the risks involved," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "Newborns may face respiratory complications, hypoglycemia, pneumonia and other conditions, and mothers may experience bleeding, infections and anesthesia complications. We must do all we can to prevent pregnant women in New Jersey from going through this process unless it's an absolute necessity."

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McKnight, Moriarty & Wimberly Bill to Strengthen Foreclosure Protections for Homeowners Advanced by Assembly

In an effort to provide homeowners with a fair chance to get back on track with their mortgage payments, a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angela McKnight, Paul Moriarty and Benjie Wimberly to require lenders to send a notice of intent to foreclose no more than 180 days before action was approved Monday by the full Assembly, 78-1-1.

“Homeowners deserve to be given adequate notice when the foreclosure process begins,” said McKnight (D-Hudson). “In that time, they will have an opportunity to reinstate their mortgage and being making regular payments again, or explore other housing options. It’s only fair to give them that chance.”

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Holley, McKnight & Wimberly on Future of Expungement Legislation

Assembly Democrats Jamel Holley (D-Union), Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) and Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen, Passaic) issued the following statement today regarding the future of their expungement legislation (A-4498):

“An opportunity for a clean slate for someone who has committed minor offenses is the best thing we can do to enable them to seize the opportunities life presents them…"

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