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Lopez, Mukherji & McKnight Bill Amends Law to Upgrade Crimes Against an Armed Security Officer Clears Committee

Legislation Expands the “Detective Melvin Vincent Santiago’s Law”

(TRENTON) – Amending the law named after a Jersey City detective tragically killed in 2014, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez, Raj Mukherji and Angela McKnight increasing the penalties for the crimes of assaulting or disarming an armed security officer advanced in the Assembly Judiciary Committee Thursday.

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Tucker, Speight, Timberlake to Host 1st Annual Essex County Prenatal-3 Summit to Highlight Issues, Disparities Impacting Children

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver Will Give Keynote Address

In an effort to promote awareness and prevention, expand knowledge, provide resources, and forge lasting relationships that will benefit the health, education and overall well-being of the prenatal to age three population, Assembly Democrats Cleopatra G. Tucker, Shanique Speight and Britnee N. Timberlake will host a free summit.

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Mukherji and McKnight Bill Ensuring Emergency Assistance for Residents Experiencing Severe Hardship Clears Assembly Panel

In an effort to assist New Jersey residents experiencing severe hardship, Assembly Members Raj Mukherji and Angela McKnight has sponsored legislation ensuring that these individuals receive crucial state assistance to help meet basic needs. The bill cleared the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday.

“Our state’s Emergency Assistance program serves as a critical lifeline in situations where residents may have lost their home or possessions due to a catastrophe or are unemployed and on the verge of being forced out onto the street,” said Mukherji (D-Hudson). “This bill would ensure that someone experiencing extreme hardship or facing homelessness a second time isn’t disqualified from receiving the helping hand they need to get back on their feet, while safeguarding the system from abuse.”

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