Archive for Tag: Aura Dunn

Assembly passes bill that extends child care subsidy payments

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that extends subsidies to child care centers based on enrollment, not attendance. The legislation, sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, addresses the challenges the government lockdowns created for those centers, often small businesses owned and operated by women of color....

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Bill that extends child care subsidy payments clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The pandemic business landscape challenged child care centers, often small businesses owned and operated by women of color. Assemblywoman Aura Dunn successfully advocated for subsidies to help those businesses stay open based on enrollment numbers, not attendance. Her bill was signed into law in December 2021....

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New law allows NJ drivers to indicate autism, communication disorder on license

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill allowing New Jersey drivers with autism or another communication disorder to notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission was signed into law on Monday. The bill (A2369/S761) aims to improve communication between law enforcement and...

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Why is Middlesex County College being favored under Murphy’s Budget?

TRENTON, N.J. – During Monday’s Assembly Budget hearing with the Department of Higher Education and representatives from the state’s public, private and community colleges, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn asked why Middlesex County College is getting special treatment. The college is getting a $20 million boost in the budget over last...

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Dunn fights for accommodations for breastfeeding workers following claims of discrimination from state trooper

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, a staunch advocate for breastfeeding mothers and workers, says she is deeply concerned of the continued discrimination they face following the accusation that first lady Tammy Murphy refused to accommodate a breastfeeding state trooper who was assigned for personal security. Dunn is calling...

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NJ drivers could soon include autism, communication disorder on license

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill allowing drivers with autism or another communication disorder to notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission passed the Assembly unanimously on Thursday. The bill (A2369/S761) aims to improve communication between law enforcement and those who...

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Dunn bill allowing drivers to indicate autism, communication disorder on license advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, allowing drivers with autism or another communication disorder to notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission. The bill (A2369) aims to improve communication between law...

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Dunn bill establishing crime of sexual extortion in NJ goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill establishing the crime of sexual extortion, which is threatening to share nude or explicit images and videos of victims, heads to the governor’s desk after passing the full Assembly unanimously Monday. Also known as ‘sextortion,’ crimes would be punishable by fines and...

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Dunn bill protecting homeowners from predatory real estate practice passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to protect New Jersey homeowners, the state Assembly advanced Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s legislation cracking down on a predatory real estate practice that targets cash-strapped residents. At least 15 other states have taken legal or legislative action against a Florida-based company, MV Realty, for...

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Committee advances Dunn bill protecting homeowners from predatory real estate practices

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey is the latest state to advance legislation targeting a business model that disguises predatory loans as real estate service agreements. On Monday, the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee passed Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill that limits exclusive listing contracts to five years and requires reasonable early...

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