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Chris Christie Endangers Lives of NJ Women with Veto Of Lisa’s Law
Lisa’s Law, a bill aimed to protect victims of domestic abuse, just got ‘traffic studied.’ After a week-long media blitz over possible involvement in the shutdown of the George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie may just want to take shelter.
CUAC Expansion Bill Passes Assembly, Sent to Governor
TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation (S-2660) that would expand the state’s Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) to seven members and provide for representation of federally chartered credit unions passed the Assembly yesterday 78-0. Now awaiting Governor Christie’s consideration, the measure was sponsored by Senate President Steven Sweeney (D3) and Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D7) in their respective houses of the legislature.
New Jersey finds itself on the front lines of the war on poverty: Opinion
With the holidays often placing an emphasis on the haves and have nots, I am reminded of these words from President John F. Kennedy: "If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich."
CUAC Expansion Bill Up for Assembly of Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee Vote Today
TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation (A4030) that would expand the state’s Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) to seven members and provide for representation of federally chartered credit unions is up for Assembly of Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee vote this morning. The League hopes to get a full Assembly vote before the end of the session and the bill sent to the Governor for his action.
Singleton bill would create $200 million loan pool for green infrastructure
TRENTON — It’s no secret that so-called green infrastructure such as solar panels and energy-efficient appliances and lights can help consumers save money and reduce their energy consumption, but few homeowners and small businesses have the money needed to pay the upfront costs.
Assembly Bill Aims to Close New Jersey's Energy-Efficiency Gap
Singleton's proposed law would create low-cost loan program to help low-income New Jerseyans finance energy-efficient technologies
Helping to keep jobs in New Jersey
In May, rental car giant Hertz announced it was moving its corporate headquarters, as well as 550 jobs, from Park Ridge, N.J., to the Gulf Coast of Florida. The company cited several reasons for its relocation, chief among them the $85 million in tax incentives that Florida is offering.