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Assembly Panel Approves Caride & Chiaravalloti Bill to Stiffen Penalties for Stalking a Victim Under 18

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Marlene Caride and Nicholas Chiaravalloti to significantly stiffen penalties for stalking a victim under the age of 18 was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.

"Stalking behaviors are designed to elicit fear," said Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic). "The younger the victim, the more lasting and damaging that trauma can be. Many of our criminal statutes carry stiffer penalties when the victim is a minor and stalking should be no different."

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Caride, McKnight, Holley & Pintor Marin Bill to Connect English Language Learners to Gifted & Talented Programs in Schools Advanced by Senate Panel

Asw. Marlene Caride Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Marlene Caride, Angela McKnight, Jamel Holley and Eliana Pintor Marin to help connect high-performing non-native English speakers to resources that can foster their academic potential was advanced Thursday by the Senate Education Committee.

"Too often, students with exceptional intellectual capabilities are overlooked because of their limited ability to express themselves in English. The reality, however, is that these students typically can read and write at an advanced level in their native languages, excel at mathematics and are adept at learning a new language and culture," said Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic)...

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