Archive for Tag: Deanne DeFuccio

Munoz, DeFuccio bill limiting surgical smoke exposure goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation protecting health care workers from surgical smoke exposure advanced to the governor’s desk on Thursday after passing the full Assembly. Sponsored by Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and DeAnne DeFuccio, the bill (A256) requires certain health care facilities to use smoke evacuation systems in operating rooms. “This...

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Assembly advances Munoz, DeFuccio bill limiting surgical smoke exposure in certain health care facilities

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday advanced a measure to protect health care workers from surgical smoke exposure. Sponsored by Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and DeAnne DeFuccio, the bill (A256) requires certain health care facilities to use smoke evacuation systems in operating rooms.    “Our health care professionals deserve...

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Munoz and DeFuccio bill requiring health care providers to directly coordinate emergency care during telehealth visits passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Raising the standard of care from referral to direct coordination of emergency services during telehealth visits reflects the new reality health care providers are encountering, say Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and DeAnne DeFuccio. Their bill requiring providers to determine the patient’s need for emergency services and then...

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In wake of Uvalde, Republicans push back on law limiting police presence at polling places

TRENTON, N.J. – In the wake of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Assembly Republican members DeAnne DeFuccio and Robert Auth want to put police officers back into public schools being used as polling places during elections. In January 2022, Gov. Phil Murphy enacted a law that bans...

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All school bus drivers face additional drug tests under proposed bill

TRENTON, N.J. – A week after New Jersey’s legal recreational marijuana sales officially started, Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio say they plan to introduce a bill requiring school bus drivers to undergo additional random drug and alcohol testing. “Parents deserve the peace of mind that comes with...

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Murphy should never had power to make parental masking decisions, say Auth and DeFuccio

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement on Monday that school and child care masking requirements will be lifted March 7 is long overdue and a decision that should have solely resided with parents say Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio. To keep the mask mandate another month,...

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Democrats vote to keep dead people on voter rolls at Assembly hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats on Thursday rejected Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio attempt to clean up New Jersey’s voter rolls. During Thursday’s Assembly Health Committee hearing, DeFuccio sought to amend a bill (A2002) that would require the state registrar to allow county surrogates real-time access to vital statistics to issue death...

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Auth and DeFuccio condemn coldblooded Castro regime

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio are voicing their support of the Cuban people who have taken to the streets in anti-government protests, and condemning the inhumane Communist regime.  “It is coldblooded Communism and the repressive government tactics of Fidel Castro that turned Cuba into...

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