Archive for Tag: Claire Swift

Committee clears bill that will create grant opportunities for new farmers

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Thursday released a bill that would provide matching grants for new farmers to make improvements on their farms. The sponsors of the legislation (A285), Assemblyman Brandon Umba and Assemblywoman Claire Swift, say their “New Farmers Improvement Grant Program”...

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Atlantic County assemblywoman determined to make a difference for South Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – As one of eight children raised by a single father, Assemblywoman Claire Swift learned the importance of hard work and perseverance from an early age. The freshman lawmaker’s life and political career are featured in the Assembly GOP mini biography video released Thursday.   WATCH: Swift...

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South Jersey lawmakers’ Zoom call with N.J. DEP breaks down plastic bag ban for businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – Restaurants, fisheries, and food markets in South Jersey are eager to abide by New Jersey’s not-so-clear-cut law banning single-use plastic carryout bags starting May 4. In an attempt to address common questions and resolve confusion, southern shore region lawmakers, Sen. Michael Testa, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and...

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