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Singleton & Wimberly Bill to Improve Enforcement of Drivers Who Illegally Pass School Buses Clears Assembly Panel

Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic) to help deter drivers who illegally pass school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off students was approved Thursday by an Assembly panel.

"We have all at some point witnessed an impatient driver rush past a school bus that was stopped to pick up or drop off a child. These drivers are not only breaking the law, they are endangering the lives of these children," said Singleton. "Allowing districts to install monitoring systems in buses can help deter this reckless conduct by capturing these infractions on video."

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Video: Wimberly Questions State Aid Advance for Lakewood with Many Other School Districts Struggling

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Passaic/Bergen) continues the push for school funding changes, questioning the state treasurer during Wednesday's Assembly Budget Committee hearing about why Lakewood will receive an $8.5 million state-aid advance from the state Department of Education while so many other districts are also struggling.

Watch the video here.

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Vainieri Huttle, Mosquera, Tucker, McKnight, Mukherji & Wimberly Bill to Protect Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities Continues Advancing

'Stephen Komninos' Law' Would Put Measures in Place to Better Address Reports of Abuse and Neglect in State-Licensed Facilities

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Gabriela Mosquera, Cleopatra Tucker, Angela McKnight, Raj Mukherji and Benjie Wimberly to better protect children and adults with development disabilities from potential abuse and neglect from caregivers gained approval from a Senate committee on Monday.

"After suffering the tragic loss of Stephen Komninos, our goal is to prevent future tragedies," said Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen). "This bill will institute a major overhaul to our system to put protections in place to help uncover any incidents of abuse or neglect before they end in tragedy and ensure that these incidents are addressed as swiftly as possible and those responsible are held accountable. Ultimately, our goal is to create an environment that does not tolerate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals with developmental disabilities."

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