Mosquera Unveils Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Find the release on the AssemblyDems website. (TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen New Jersey’s gun laws and protect victims of domestic violence from gun violence. “For victims and their children, domestic violence turns a chance to live the American Dream into a horrific nightmare. I know, because I’ve lived that nightmare,” said Mosquera (D-Gloucester/Camden). “Too… Read More

Moriarty Bill to Protect Black Box Data in Cars Advances to Senate

Find the release on the AssemblyDems website. (TRENTON) – Assembly approved legislation Assemblymen Paul Moriarty and Daniel Benson sponsored to limit access to data from devices in automobiles that can capture information about the driver’s activity cleared a Senate panel on Thursday. “The preservation of electronic data from any of these sources is becoming vital to the defense of litigation in accidents,” said Moriarty (D-Camden/Gloucester). “These recordings may be the most reliable… Read More

Madden Legislation Establishing Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Program Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Senator Madden to create pilot program to make Medicaid more efficient and better protected against fraud clears committee.

Moriarty Bill Establishing Commission to Recommend Ways of Making NJ Colleges Affordable Now Law

A bill by Assemblyman Moriarty would create a commission to study ways of making college education more affordable.

Mosquera Bill to Help Empower Teens to Seek Mental Health Treatment Clears Assembly

Read the full release on the AssemblyDems website. (TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Carmelo G. Garcia, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Charles Mainor, Tim Eustace and Gabriela Mosquera to help empower minors to seek treatment for mental illness and emotional disorders was approved, 67-3-1, by the full Assembly on Thursday. “This bill takes into account the fears and stigmas associated with mental illness, particularly for young people,” said Garcia (D-Hudson)…. Read More

Mosquera Bill Package to Protect Domestic Violence Victims Clears Full Assembly

Two of Assemblywoman Mosquera’s bills to better protect victims of domestic violence have cleared the Assembly.

Mosquera Bill to Ensure that “Return Home NJ” Program is Compassionate and Pragmatic Gets Assembly Panel OK

Read the release on┬áthe AssemblyDems web page. An Assembly panel on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Pamela Lampitt, Carmelo G. Garcia, Tim Eustace and Gabriela Mosquera to ensure that individuals with disabilities living in out-of-state facilities are not transferred home under the “Return Home New Jersey” program to the detriment of their well-being. “We need to make sure our most vulnerable are not sacrificed for savings, especially… Read More

Moriarty Bill to Bar Lenders from Remotely Disabling Vehicles Passed by Committee

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Assembly Panel OKs Mosquera Legislation to Create Program to Train Students for Manufacturing Jobs

Read the press release at www.assemblydems.com An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Bob Adrzejczak, Vince Mazzeo, Carmelo G. Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera to help prepare today’s generation to lead a manufacturing renaissance in New Jersey. “The manufacturing industry has always been the embodiment of the American ideal that if you work hard and play by the rules, you can provide for… Read More

11th Annual Gloucester County State Breakfast

I want to thank Governor Ed Rendell for taking time out of his busy schedule to be the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Gloucester County State Breakfast on Thursday, January 8th. It was an honor to have the opportunity to listen to his words of wisdom.