Assemblyman Paul Moriarty: Saved by a police car video, and more cruisers need cameras

This month marks the second anniversary of my so-called “fall from grace. The day I was arrested in Washington Township for driving recklessly and driving drunk. Just one problem: None of it was true. I hadn’t done anything wrong. I was falsely accused, my civil rights violated.

Moriarty Bill to Extend Permit Expiration Dates to Keep Projects Afloat While Economy Recovers Signed Into Law

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty to extend expiration dates for certain state and local permits has been signed into law.

Moriarty Legislation Signed Into Law

Moriarty Bill to Restrict Black Box Access and Protect Driver Privacy Now Law

Fighting the War on Poverty

An Editorial by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty. Although measures have been taken to help quell the burden of poverty, more must be done to eliminate the financial hardships faced by many New Jersey families who are living below the poverty line.

Assembly Panel Approves Democratic Bill Package to Give Kids a Leg Up by Boosting Breakfast Programs In Schools

An Assembly panel on Monday approved a comprehensive package of bills sponsored by Assembly Democrats to boost breakfast programs in schools, particularly for underprivileged children, in order to help give them a leg up on academics.

Madden Introduces Legislation Creating Task Force To Address Distracted Driving Epidemic

Senator Fred H. Madden introduced legislation that would create a task force to address the epidemic of drivers engaged in dangerous and potentially lethal distractions behind the wheel and has been referred to the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

Moriarty Bill to Protect Consumers by Disclosing Water Damage in Household Appliances Advances in the Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty to require a person to disclose if a household appliance with a value of greater than $250 has been damaged by water prior to its sale or exchange was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel. “We should be upfront about the condition of these items to the buyers,” said Moriarty (D-Gloucester/Camden).”This legislation will help consumers make more informed decisions and buy confidently.”

Moriarty Bill to Inform Consumers about Cost of Ink When Buying Printers Advanced by Assembly Panel

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-Camden/Gloucester) to better inform consumers about the high cost of ink when they buy a printer has been approved by Assembly committee.

Madden Bill To Protect Pets, Wildlife From Antifreeze Poisoning Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden to better protect animals from accidental poisonings, through stronger enforcement of a state law requiring antifreeze manufacturers to add a bittering agent to the sweet-tasting liquid, was approved by a Senate Committee.