Moriarty Bill to Establish Scholarship Fund for Families of Soldiers Lost, Missing & Disabled in Action Clears Assembly

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty to provide scholarships to the children of military personnel who have died, become permanently disabled or are missing in action was approved unanimously Monday by the Assembly.

Mosquera Bill to Provide Tax Relief to Those Caring for Elderly Relatives Clears Assembly Panel

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera to provide a tax credit to those who take in and support an older family member was released on Thursday by an Assembly panel.

Mosquera Sponsored ‘Lisa’s Law’ to Electronically Monitor Domestic Violence Offenders Advances out of Committee

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela M. Mosquera that would establish a pilot program for the electronic monitoring of domestic violence offenders in New Jersey has been released by the Assembly Judiciary Committee.

Moriarty Bill To Tighten Rules on Mailed Rebates Advances in Assembly

Legislation Assemblyman Paul Moriarty sponsored to ensure consumers who are entitled to a manufacturer’s rebate actually receive their check was recently approved by an Assembly panel.

FOXNY Interview: Moriarty on Automobile Black Boxes & Personal Driving Data

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty was recently interviewed by Fox New York regarding his legislation to ensure that the data recorded by the boxes in automobiles, also known as electronic control modules, would remain the property of the vehicle’s owner, and that no one could retrieve or distribute that information without going through the court system.

Assemblyman Moriarty Receives CAMCA Award for Consumer Protection

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty received an award from the County and Municipal Consumer Agencies of New Jersey (CAMCA) in recognition for his support and sponsorship of legislation promoting consumer protection and product safety.

Moriarty Bill to Ban Misleading Advertisements for “Free” Products & Services

The “Free Means Free Act” — introduced by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty last week — would ban the advertisement of a product as free or at no cost if it isn’t ultimately free.

Mosquera Bill to Help Diagnose & Treat Traumatic Brain Injuries in At-Risk Youth OK’d by Assembly

By a vote of 53-15-6, the full Assembly has approved legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera to identify at-risk children and young adults with brain injuries in cooperation with the state’s mental health and juvenile justice systems.

Need to change your Medicare plan? Medicare Open Enrollment closes December 7th

Medicare Open Enrollment Period is October 15 – December 7, 2014. This is when all people with Medicare can change their health plan and prescription drug plan coverage. If you enroll in a plan during Fall Open Enrollment, your coverage starts January 1.

Madden Bill To Safeguard UI Benefits Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Senate Labor Committee Chairman Fred H. Madden and Senator Jim Beach to streamline the process businesses use to pay into the unemployment insurance system, in order to safeguard benefits for New Jersey’s unemployed, was approved this week by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.