Archive for Tag: Attorney General

Wirths calls on U.S. Department of Justice to investigate Murphy administration’s Immigrant Trust Directive

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths is seeking the help of the U.S. Attorney General and the Department of Justice to end the state’s Immigrant Trust Directive. “The Murphy administration’s Immigrant Trust Directive is preventing the federal government from enforcing immigration laws and puts out a welcome mat for...

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Auth and attorney responsible for halting physician-assisted suicide law defend state Superior Court decision

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth and E. David Smith, Esq., the attorney representing Dr. Yosef Glassman in the lawsuit to stop the physician-assisted suicide law, argued it violates the constitution and state law during a press conference yesterday. They defended Superior Court Judge Paul Innes’ decision to grant...

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Murphy signs Munoz bill requiring untested rape kit survey

TRENTON, N.J. – The attorney general is required to conduct a survey of untested rape kits under a new law signed yesterday by Gov. Phil Murphy. Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz sponsors the bill (S1216/A2370) to support victims of sexual violence and get predators off the streets. “The DNA in...

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Wirths to AG: Sheriffs have duty to protect communities from criminals living here illegally

TRENTON, N.J. – Yesterday, top officials in Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s office issued letters attacking sheriffs for cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) through the 287(g) Program, which allows designated state and local officers to work with ICE to identify incarcerated illegal immigrants with criminal charges or...

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Munoz bills seeking justice and protections for sexual assault victims head to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Two measures sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz supporting victims of sexual violence head to the governor’s desk after passing unanimously in the Assembly today. The bills, A2370 and A1651, require the Attorney General to conduct a survey of untested rape kits and expand the address...

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Republican lawmakers call on AG to ensure secure vote-by-mail process

TRENTON, N.J. – Following the arrest of Elmwood Park’s Mayor Frank Caramagna on election fraud charges, a group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requesting his office provide guidelines that would allow the N.J. Division of Elections to issue rules to county superintendents...

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DeCroce applauds AG’s investigation of SDA, demands information on law firm hired by the authority

Parsippany, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce applauded action by the state attorney general’s office to investigate the hiring practices and recent allegations of employee file tampering at the Schools Development Authority. DeCroce was among a group of legislators last week demanding an investigation following numerous reports of mismanagement under...

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