Moriarty bill banning unsolicited checks with hidden subscription fees heads to Governor’s desk

A bill banning unsolicited check schemes in the state, sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-4 of Washington Township), was approved by the State Senate on Monday afternoon in a 38-0 vote and will now head to Governor Chris Christie’s desk for approval.

Madden Bill to Improve Newborn Screening Advances

Legislation sponsored by Senators Fred H. Madden and Joseph F. Vitale to improve the state’s program for screening newborns for congenital disorders in New Jersey hospitals was approved yesterday by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

NJTV Interviews Assemblywoman Mosquera on Domestic Violence Bills Passed by Assembly

Six bills to protect victims of domestic violence sailed through an Assembly voting session today, with bipartisan support. Legislators have been working for the last few years to expand and revamp laws currently in place.

Madden Bill to Provide Informational Materials to Parents Regarding Down Syndrome Advances

Legislation sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden Jr. and Senate President Steve Sweeney to require information regarding Down syndrome be provided to parents who receive a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis has been approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

NBC10 Interview: Mosquera Bill Package to Combat Domestic Violence Passes Assembly

On Monday, September 15, 2014, the New Jersey General Assembly unanimously approved a comprehensive six-bill package sponsored by Assemblywoman Mosquera to combat domestic violence by expanding protections for victims and providing law enforcement with better tools to deal with offenders.

Watch the NBC10 interview with Assemblywoman Mosquera to learn more about how these bills will help protect victims of domestic abuse.

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty’s police camera bill signed into law

A law requiring all new municipal police patrol vehicles be equipped with video cameras was signed into law on Wednesday, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-4 of Washington Township) said.

NBC10 Interview: Mosquera on Ray Rice & New Jersey Pre-Trial Intervention Law

Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera spoke to NBC-10 Philadelphia about the new video evidence that has surfaced showing Rice’s brutal assault on his then fiancé and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s decision to offer Rice Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) instead of jail time.

Mosquera Questions Prosecutor’s Decision in Ray Rice Domestic Violence Case in Light of Graphic New Video

Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera on Monday questioned the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s decision to offer Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice in light of the new video evidence that has surfaced showing Rice’s brutal assault on his then fiancé.

Mosquera also questioned whether the state’s PTI law needs to be reexamined so as to limit who is eligible for this alternative to prosecution.

N.J. law would levy hefty fines against abandoned homes, absentee creditors

(Staff Photo by Tim Hawk | South Jersey Times)

At one time, the opulent McMansion at the corner of Greentree Road and Lamson Lane in Washington Township was the definition of a dream home. High ceilings anchored by a crystal chandelier in the foyer, a wrought-iron and monogrammed gate that opens to a three-car garage, an expansive tiled patio surrounding an elevated, in-ground pool, an industrial-grade outdoor kitchen — the list of its amenities goes on and on.

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.