Monday: Assembly Budget Committee to Review Budget & Medicaid Plans with Department of Human ServicesThe Assembly Budget Committee at 10 a.m. on Monday will review proposed spending and Medicaid plans for the Department of Human Services.
The hearing will be held in Committee Room 11 on the 4th Floor of the State House Annex in Trenton...
Danielsen to Host Veterans Claims ClinicVA Representative Will Be Available to Help Veterans, Service Members with Claims
Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen will join the Newark regional office of the Department of Veterans Affairs on May 16 to host a veterans claims clinic. The event will give those who have served in the military an opportunity to get one-on-one guidance on how to receive benefits and entitlements.
"Too many men and women who were willing to put their lives on the line in defense of the United States of America essentially forfeit benefits that they earned and deserve simply because they're unaware of what's available," said Danielsen (D-Middlesex/Somerset), who served as an Army reservist. "Reaching out to those who served is a critical part of meeting our obligation to ensure veterans receive the health care, education, housing and employment services they need."
Video: McKeon Previews Friday Hearing into NJ Transit/Amtrak Woes‘Things have gone from bad to worse’
Lawmaker Also Notes Trans-Hudson Tunnel Canceled by Christie Would Nearly be Completed
10 a.m. Friday Hearing to Include Testimony from Amtrak & NJT Leaders
Assembly Judiciary Chairman John McKeon (D-Essex/Morris) discusses Friday’s Assembly-Senate hearing on Amtrak and NJ Transit breakdowns, planned repairs at New York Penn Station and contingency plans to move commuters in the event of reduced service.
Watch the video here.
Schaer Legislation Encourages Creation of "Blue Parks" to Make Parks Safer & More Inclusive for Children with Special Needs
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-Bergen/Passaic) will introduce legislation to encourage municipalities and counties in New Jersey to follow the City of Passaic's "Blue Park" initiative, which aims to make parks safer and more inclusive for special needs children, including those on the autism spectrum.
McKeon: Train Travel in NJ Has Gone From Bad to Worse
Singleton: Not Enough Has Been Done for Superstorm Sandy Victims
Assembly Democrats Sound Off on Funding Education in New Jersey
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