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Speaker Prieto, County Executive Tedesco to Announce New Fire Safety Legislation Friday in Edgewater

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Bergen/Hudson) will be joined by Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco to announce new legislation they have developed together to improve fire safety at multi-unit dwellings, both during construction and once buildings are occupied.

The bills, which have been introduced in the State Assembly, seek to address fire safety issues brought to light by the major fire in Edgewater, as well as others. The Speaker and County Executive will be joined by Assembly co-sponsors Angelica Jimenez, Tim Eustace and Joe Lagana, Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland, and other key stakeholders and advocates.

WHO: Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

WHAT: Announcement of New Fire Safety Legislation

WHEN: Friday, April 7, at 12:00 noon

WHERE: Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road, Edgewater NJ

For any additional information, please contact Philip Swibinski at 201-978-8651 or