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Democratic Legislation Inspired by Recent Death of Cinnaminson Firefighter Gains Panel Approval

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, John Wisniewski, Herb Conaway, Marlene Caride and Annette Quijano to help ensure medical coverage is not canceled abruptly for family members of deceased first responders was advanced by an Assembly panel on Thursday. The measure was inspired by the recent death of a Cinnaminson firefighter.

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Assembly Democratic Bill to Ensure Safety in Ride-Sharing Services Industry Advanced by Assembly Panel

Revised legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana, Troy Singleton, Charles Mainor, L. Grace Spencer, Raj Mukherji, John McKeon, Carmelo G. Garcia, Angelica Jimenez, Craig Coughlin and John Wisniewski aimed at protecting the safety of passengers who use Uber and similar ride-sharing services was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel. 

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Singleton, Tucker & Quijano Bill to Increase Allowance for Disabled Veterans Approved by Assembly Panel

An Assembly panel released legislation on Thursday sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Cleopatra Tucker, and Annette Quijano to provide an increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities. 

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Conaway, Singleton & Spencer Bill to Protect N.J. Drinking Water from Likely Carcinogen Released by Assembly Panel

Legislation Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, M.D., Troy Singleton and L. Grace Spencer sponsored to protect New Jersey's drinking water from toxic contaminant was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Assembly committee approves bill to double allowances for disabled NJ vets

New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation to double the state allowances for certain disabled veterans for the first time in decades and to make future increases automatic.

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Assembly Transportation Committee passes ride-share regulatory bill opposed by Uber

After all-day pushing and shoving between union taxi cab drivers and non-union drivers, the Assembly Transportation Committee this afternoon passed a thorny labor-backed bill aimed at protecting the safety of passengers who use Uber Technologies and similar ride-sharing services.

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A Possible Solution to a Fragmented Health Care System

tt_53.jpgImagine for a moment that you could have a team of medical professionals dedicated to your health and well-being. A group of folks whose primary mission is to keep you from having to go to the hospital by engaging in preventative medicine and chronic disease management, while not sacrificing quality of care and bringing down the cost of health care. Sounds too good to be true right – well it isn’t. The promise of patient centered medical homes (PCMH) is all that and then some!

The PCMH model is often described as a comprehensive medical services delivery method that is centered around the patient and focused on quality of care and patient safety. The overarching objective is to develop a centralized setting that facilitates partnerships between individual patients, and their primary care physicians.

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Choking in a domestic violence incident would bring prison time under new N.J. bill

Choking someone during a domestic dispute would become an indictable offense in New Jersey under a bill proposed by a group of state Assemblymen.

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N.J. Senate acts to force Christie administration to restore property tax info

The state Senate today passed a bill forcing the Christie administration to restore property tax information that it removed from a state website last year.

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Bill to aid schools with large numbers of military children sent to Christie

 New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation intended to help school districts with large populations of students from military families.

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