Wisniewski, Prieto & Riley Statements on Assembly Approving ‘New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act’

(TRENTON)–Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski, Assembly Budget Chairman Vincent Prieto and Assembly Higher Education Chairwoman Celeste Riley released the following statements Thursday on the Assembly approving 60-18 the “New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act” (A-3102) they sponsored:
Wisniewski (D-Middlesex):
“This legislation has been developed with constructive dialogue and will elevate educational opportunities for all New Jersey students, regardless of where they live. Providing New Jersey students with the reDests they need and deserve to pursue their dreams in New Jersey is the right thing to create a better future for our state. This is great progress for our state.”
Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen):
“This represents substantial progress toward a plan that gives all our students world-class higher educational opportunities–regardless of region, county or ZIP code. Our goal is to give New Jersey students the top-notch higher education opportunities they deserve, and that’s what this bill aims to accomplish. This bill opens to the door to new opportunities for our students and state.”
Riley (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland):
“We believe it is essential to find a higher education solution that gives our students the reDests they need to achieve their dreams right here in New Jersey. For too many years, our state’s students have been denied the full state support and reDests they need to pursue those dreams. This bill puts New Jersey on track for a brighter future for our higher educational community.”