Assemblywoman Mosquera Legislation to Guarantee Fertility Services for Patients Undergoing Certain Medical Treatments Now Law

In an effort to help preserve the ability of individuals to have children in the future when forced to undergo medically necessary treatment that may cause infertility, Assembly Democrat Gabriela Mosquera sponsored legislation that would require health insurance providers to cover fertility preservation services. The bill was signed into law Monday. Under previous law, health insurance companies were not required to cover fertility services for patients who require medical treatments such as… Read More

Assemblywoman Mosquera on Re-Appointment as Chair of Assembly Women & Children Committee

Having served as Chair of the Assembly Women and Children Committee during the previous legislative session, Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera (D-Camden, Gloucester) has been selected to lead the committee again in the 219th session. Mosquera released the following statement in response: “I want to thank Democratic leadership for naming me Chair of the Women and Children Committee again for this legislative session. The work we do in this committee is highly important to me,… Read More

Assemblywoman Mosquera & Assemblyman Moriarty Bill to Allow Online Voter Registration Signed into Law

Aiming to make it safe and more convenient for eligible New Jersey residents to register to vote, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera and Paul Moriarty would allow New Jersey residents to opt for online registration was signed into law by the Governor on Tuesday. The legislation (A-422), now law, allows New Jersey voters to register to vote securely online and authorizes the use of a voter’s digitized signature from the… Read More

Johnson, Moriarty, & Greenwald Bill to Encourage New Jersey Film Industry Is Becoming a Law

In an effort to encourage the burgeoning movie industry in New Jersey, several Assembly Democrats sponsor legislation to extend tax credits beyond the current program’s scheduled deadline for productions that begin filming before that end date. Upon the bill (A-5580) being signed into law Tuesday, sponsors Gordon Johnson (D-Bergen), Paul Moriarty (D-Camden, Gloucester) and Louis Greenwald (D-Burlington, Camden) released the following statement: “In recent years, we incentivized production companies to film in… Read More

Assemblywoman Mosquera & Assemblyman Moriarty Bill to Allow Online Voter Registration Moves Forward in the Assembly

Aiming to make it safe and more convenient for eligible New Jersey residents to register to vote, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera and Paul Moriarty would allow New Jersey residents to opt for online registration was approved Monday by an Assembly Committee. The bill (A-422) allows New Jersey voters to register to vote securely online and authorizes the use of a voter’s digitized signature from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle… Read More

Assemblywoman Mosquera Bill Requiring Academic Credit For Applicable Military Service Heads to Governor

Making the path to higher education easier for former military members in New Jersey, a bill sponsored by Assembly Gabriela Mosquera would help veterans earn college credit for the skills and information acquired through their service. The legislation unanimously passed both the full Assembly and Senate on Monday. The bill (A-791) would require independent and public institutions of higher education to adopt policies that award academic credit to honorably discharged veterans for… Read More

Senator Madden Bill Re-Establishing Fire and EMS Crisis Hotline Heads to Governor’s Desk

Senator Madden’s legislation, S2898, that would establish a 24 hour crisis hotline for fire and EMS professionals and their families heads to the Governor’s desk after clearing its last major legislative hurdle in December when the Assembly passed the bill with a vote of 76-0. The bill previously passed the full Senate with a vote of 39-0 in January of 2019. Our fire and emergency services personnel are currently underserved when it… Read More

The Minimum Wage is Now $11 an hour Thanks to Assemblyman Moriarty’s Legislation

Thousands of people across the state started their new year with a dollar raise thanks to the rise in the minimum wage to $11. The increase is a result of the legislation signed into law last February to put NJ on the path to a $15 minimum wage by 2024 for most workers. According to Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty, a prime sponsor of the legislation, “Putting New Jersey on the path to… Read More

Legislation to Guarantee Fertility Services for Patients Undergoing Certain Medical Treatments Passes Full Assembly

In an effort to help preserve the ability of individuals to have children in the future when forced to undergo medically necessary treatment that may cause infertility, Assembly Democrat Gabriela Mosquera sponsor legislation that would require health insurance providers to cover fertility preservation services. The bill unanimously passed the full Assembly Monday. Under current law, health insurance companies are not required to cover fertility services for patients who require medical treatments such… Read More

Assemblyman Moriarty Bill to Stop the Selling of Consumers’ GPS Location to a Third Party Clears Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrat Paul Moriarty to protect consumers from having their GPS tracking locations disclosed to third parties by their mobile service providers passed the full Assembly 76-0 on Monday. Although personally identifiable information is often stripped from the data prior to sale along with other data such as geo-tracking, a purchaser could determine personal information including names, home addresses, work addresses, and daily routines by examining this information. “I… Read More