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.

Mosquera Legislation to Promote Donations to ALS Association Clears Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera to make it easier for taxpayers to donate to the ALS Association passed 77-0 in the Assembly last week.

Washington Twp Mother’s Cupboard 2014 Food Drive

Washington Twp Mother’s Cupboard Food Pantry will be holding their 2014 Food Drive through November 15. Please bring all donations to Century 21 location in Sewell.

Moriarty police body camera bill debuted in N.J. Legislature

A bill introduced by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty would require all county, state and municipal police officers on patrol to wear body cameras.

Mosquera Bill to Study Wellness of NJ Minorities with Disabilities Advanced by Assembly Panel

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera to study the impact of disabilities on individuals in minority and underrepresented communities was released recently by an Assembly panel.

Assembly Panel Releases Moquera Legislation to Promote Donations to ALS Research

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Troy Singleton, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Daniel R. Benson, Herb Conaway Jr., Carmelo Garcia, Celeste Riley, and Ralph Caputo to allow gross income taxpayers to use their returns to make voluntary contributions to the Greater Philadelphia and Greater New York Chapters of the ALS Association for services provided to New Jersey residents was advanced recently by an Assembly panel.

Camden & Gloucester County to host Annual Caregiver Events

Camden & Gloucester County will host their annual caregiver events this October 29th. These events recognize and offer informational resources to those who care for others.

Does your car have a ‘black box?’ Moriarty bill aims to protect your driving data

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Moriarty would ensure that the data recorded by the boxes, 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.