Archive for Tag: Aura Dunn

Historic bipartisan legislative disability caucus launches with GOP lawmakers’ support

TRENTON, N.J. – Four GOP Assembly members will promote policies to better the lives of individuals with disabilities as part of the first bipartisan legislative caucus dedicated to championing services that support the disability community. Assembly Republican Conference Leader Nancy Munoz, Assemblywomen Aura Dunn and Holly Schepisi, and Assemblyman...

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Dunn makes children’s safety priority in new daycare protocol passing Assembly today

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly advanced a measure, sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, requiring parents or guardians to notify child care centers of an absence and vice versa when the center experiences an unexcused absence. It now goes to the governor for his signature. From Sesame Street to State...

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Coronavirus cutting short opportunity to renew hairstyling and cosmetology licenses says Dunn

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn introduced legislation to extend the time to renew cosmetology and hairstyling licenses due to the impact the coronavirus has had on the industry. “Hairstylists and cosmetologists are already struggling to work under the restrictions to their business caused by the coronavirus,” said Dunn...

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Committee passes Dunn’s legislation moving driver’s license exams online

TRENTON, N.J. – Some drivers would find reprieve from the hours-long line at the Motor Vehicle Commission under a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and passed by the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee today. The bill (A4632) requires the MVC to make the written portion of the...

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Bucco, Dunn say environmental justice bill will kill good jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Senator Anthony M. Bucco and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn voted against a bill today that would allow the state to determine where businesses can open. It excludes nearly 60 percent of the state, resulting in the loss of thousands of jobs and economic activity. “At a time...

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Dunn Bill helping college students access food assistance wins unanimous support in committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill helping economically disadvantaged college students qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program passed the Assembly Human Services Committee Monday. “These students are working hard to educate themselves and to build a better life for their future and they can’t be effective in...

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Dunn bill to ensure family in-person access to persons with developmental disabilities passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill to help families visit their loved ones with developmental disabilities living in facilities and residences overwhelmingly passed the Assembly Thursday by a vote of 75-0. The bill (A-4239) clarifies that families will have the ability to enjoy in-person visitation between a resident...

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How Muppet diplomacy prepared this NJ lawmaker to stand up for families in the state Assembly

 TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly Republican Office kicked off its summer biography series Thursday by releasing a mini-biography about Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. WATCH: Aura Dunn: I’ve been an advocate all my life | Biography Dunn, who represents the 25th legislative district, was sworn in as a member of...

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