New Jersey Assembly

Cat claws
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John McDevitt
February 25, 2020 - 4:05 pm
New Jersey may soon join the state of New York and other major cities across the country in banning the declawing of animals like cats. Read more here.
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A woman vaping.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 2:45 pm
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday. Read more here.
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Plastic bags.
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David Madden
January 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
Proponents for a ban of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey insist they are undaunted after legislators failed to pass a bill. Now, the effort must start all over again. Read more here.
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A man vaping.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday passed legislation to prohibit flavored vaping products, sending the measure to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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Photo of vaping devices
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David Madden
December 02, 2019 - 4:30 am
The New Jersey legislature is poised to vote on a series of bills dealing with vaping and the dangers it presents. Read more here.
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Voting booths
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Andrew Kramer
November 25, 2019 - 5:11 pm
New Jerseyans who are on parole or probation would have their right to vote restored under a bill working through the Legislature. Read more here.
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A young girl eating her lunch at school.
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David Madden
November 19, 2019 - 2:40 pm
A New Jersey Assembly committee has approved a series of measures aimed at addressing a growing issue in schools: who pays for a child’s meal if the family can’t or won’t. Read more here.
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New Jersey State Capitol Building in Trenton
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David Madden
November 04, 2019 - 4:30 am
New Jersey voters go to the polls Tuesday, but the ballot looks a little short. At the top is the battle for all 80 state assembly seats.
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Medical marijuana.
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David Madden
May 23, 2019 - 4:35 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey Assembly overwhelming approved what was Gov. Phil Murphy’s “plan B” on expanding the availability of medical marijuana in the state. The vote wasn’t even close, with 65 in favor, five against with a half dozen abstentions. Unlike legalizing...
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