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Medication And Health Care Are Expensive. But It Doesn’t Have To Be.

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Americans are struggling to afford the high cost of healthcare in this country. As many as 24% of New Jersey residents reported that they did not fill a prescription due to cost, and polling shows that 59% of New Jerseyans are concerned about the cost of prescription drugs.

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New Anti-Hazing Law Requires Schools to Toughen Policies, Increases Penalties to Protect Students

TRENTON, NJ  – New Jersey's new "Tim J. Piazza's Law" puts in place stringent guidelines requiring public and non-public middle schools and high schools, as well as higher education institutions, to adopt anti-hazing policies and penalties for violations of the policies. 

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School, Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program Fund Established

75% of Fund Dedicated to Schools, 25% of Fund Dedicated to Women and Minority Owned Small Businesses

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Ban more new warehouses on farmland, lawmakers say

Sweeney looks to move after election, adding to bill already in Assembly to curb development 

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NOW-NJ backs 49 Democrats, with some notable names missing

The National Organization for Women of New Jersey Political Action Committee (NOW-NJ PAC) released a slate of 46 endorsements for state offices today, including Lieutenant Gov. Sheila Oliver and 45 state legislators or state legislative candidates.

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https://patch.com/new-jersey/moorestown/1-000-items-collected-during-burlington-county-backpack-drive

Governor Murphy Tuesday signed into law legislation that will help schools and small businesses in New Jersey upgrade their water and ventilation systems to protect the health of students,educators, customers and employees.

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1,000 Items Collected During Burlington County Backpack Drive

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — More than a thousand items were collected for Burlington County students during a month-long school supply drive spearheaded by the Burlington County Commissioners and State Senators Dawn Marie Addiego and Troy Singleton, officials announced.

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New Jersey Young Democrats Make Waves At 2021 YDA Convention

Cincinnati, OH — Every two years, young democrats from all across the county attend a biennial convention in a new city.

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Gov. Murphy signs legislation establishing school and small business energy efficiency stimulus program fund

NEW JERSEY – Governor Phil Murphy Tuesday signed legislation (S-3995) that establishes a fund administered by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) which will provide grants to schools and small businesses for the assessment, repair, upgrading, and replacement of HVAC systems and plumbing fixtures and appliances that fail to meet efficiency and health standards.

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Acting Governor Oliver signs landmark Urban Enterprise Zone reform bill

NEW JERSEY – Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law Tuesday the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Reform Bill (A5580/S3600).

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