Archive for Tag: disabled veteran-owned business

Bergen introduces six more bills to help New Jersey veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Keeping his promise to make New Jersey the best state for veterans to live, work and play, Assemblyman Brian Bergen introduced six new pieces of legislation Thursday to accomplish that mission. The latest measures cutting property and income taxes, boosting jobs, and increasing veteran mental health...

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Army-veteran lawmaker slams state agencies for failing vet-owned businesses, calls for consequential changes

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen, a former Apache fighter pilot during Operation Iraqi Freedom, says a report released Monday showing New Jersey failed to award disabled veteran-owned businesses statutorily required state contracts demands an immediate response and swift corrective action. “New Jersey state agencies are mandated to do...

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Committee clears Bergen bill encouraging investments in medical marijuana dispensaries owned by minorities, disabled veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Health Committee moved a measure sponsored by Assemblyman Brian Bergen that would promote economic growth by encouraging investments in medical marijuana dispensaries owned by minorities, women and disabled veterans. “It is going to be so important to our state’s economic recovery to encourage investments...

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