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October 2020

Trenton –In an effort to better equip New Jersey for any future public health crises, members of the Legislature have introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize New Jersey manufacturers to convert their productions to focus on creating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which many were unable to do during the pandemic without federal approval. The bill, S-2991/A-4811, would create a state-level certification program to allow manufacturers in the state to produce PPE. The measure would help to strengthen our stockpiles, which faced severe shortages of masks, gloves,

Measure Sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vainieri Huttle & Speight, Assembly Republicans Schepisi & DeCroce  (TRENTON)- With the goal to provide greater oversight of long-term care facilities, particularly those with ongoing compliance issues, repeated complaints and performance issues, bipartisan legislation aimed to hold non-compliant facilities accountable for deficiencies was approved Thursday by the Assembly Aging and Senior Services Committee.           “Over the last three inspection cycles, less than 100 of New Jersey’s nursing homes were fined for deficiencies, but about 41 percent of facilities - about 150 - in

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A1366) to assist the auto sales by ensuring dealers can offer subscription programs as an alternative to leasing or purchasing a vehicle passed the state Assembly Thursday. “The passing of this bill will help everyone involved during these tough and uncertain times,” said DeCroce (R-Morris). “The auto dealers now have another revenue stream, while offering consumers the ability to use a vehicle a few months without getting into a long lease or contract.  It’s a win-win situation.”Audi, Cadillac, and