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N.J waives death certificate fee for veterans under law signed by Guadagno
The state will make death certificates for veterans available for free under a law signed today by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno.
Death Of NJ Firefighter Inspires Push For Measure That Would Ensure Health Insurance Coverage For Families Of First Responders
It’s been seven weeks since Cinnaminson firefighter Christopher Hunter died and his presence is still strongly felt throughout the department he served for more than 20 years
Guadagno signs 3 bills to honor and aid veterans
Three bills aimed at assisting and honoring veterans and service members were signed into law Tuesday by acting Gov. Kim Guadagno, who assumed the leadership role because Gov. Chris Christie was outside the state for Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration.
Death of Cinnaminson firefighter spurs new legislation
Under current law, the employee’s family medical coverage ends upon death because the employment was terminated. A bill (A-4062) introduced by Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Mount Laurel) was drafted to help ensure medical coverage is not cancelled quickly for family members of deceased first responders.
Legislative roundup: Construction permit extensions approved
With the economic downturn knocking the wind out of the real estate and construction industries, commercial and residential developers faced an uncertain future.
Fundraiser will help bone marrow transplant patients
Every January, the family plans to hold a fundraiser for the Siani Strong Foundation, which they formed to provide financial assistance to families of adolescent bone marrow transplant patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.