Pennacchio, pro-choice advocates clash on unborn child protection bill

State Sen. Joseph Pennacchio joined fellow lawmakers, physicians and New Jersey Right to Life representatives during a Statehouse press conference to urge passage of a bill that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks.

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Jasey Lauds Local Cub Scout Troop’s Welcome of Trans Boy

8-Year-Old Boy Rejected from Secaucus Pack Due to Gender Identity

Assemblywoman Mila Jasey issued the following statement Thursday to commend Maplewood Cub Scout Pack 20, which is petitioning the Boy Scouts of America in hopes of allowing 8-year-old Joe Maldonado to join the troop. Maldonado, a transgender boy, recently was told he no longer could participate in a Secaucus troop because he was born a girl:

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McKeon, Benson, Eustace, Vainieri Huttle, Quijano & Jasey Constitutional Amendment to Ensure Money from Environmental Contamination Settlements is Used for Clean Up Purposes Headed to Ballot

(TRENTON) – By a vote of 56-18-3, the full Assembly approved a measure sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Daniel Benson, Tim Eustace, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Annette Quijano and Mila Jasey that would ask voters in New Jersey to amend the state constitution so that money collected from environmental contamination lawsuits is used for restoration efforts and other environmental protection measures.

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At BASF in Florham Park

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LifeTown Ground Breaking in Livingston,, New Jersey


Assembly Dems Bill Forgiving Student Loan Debt in Event of Borrower’s Death or Permanent Disability Signed into Law

Mazzeo, Zwicker, Jasey, Vainieri Huttle, Schaer, Jones, Eustace, Land, Gusciora, Andrzejczak, Downey, Houghtaling & Mukherji Bill Will Eliminate Student Loan Debt in the Event of Death or Permanent Disability

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Schaer, Jasey, Johnson, Zwicker, Giblin & Downey Bill to Help Spur Innovation & Economic Growth through Higher Ed & Business Partnerships Continues Advancing

(TRENTON) – Assembly-approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gary S. Schaer, Mila Jasey, Gordon Johnson, Andrew Zwicker, Thomas Giblin and Joann Downey to create a commission comprised of higher education and business professionals to study and strategize on best ways to foster innovation, job growth and economic development in the state was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.

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Jasey, Benson, Pinkin & Taliaferro Bill to Support Students Recovering from Head Injuries Advances

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Mila Jasey, Daniel R. Benson, Nancy Pinkin and Adam Taliaferro sponsored to support New Jersey students who have sustained concussions and other types of traumatic brain injury was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee.

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