Archive for Tag: District 2

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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Guardian requests NJDEP investigation of potential lead contamination at Atlantic County Schools

NORTHFIELD, N.J. – Assemblyman Don Guardian hand delivered a letter to Commissioner Shawn LaTourette, the head of the state Department of Environmental Protection, Thursday requesting an investigation into potential lead contamination of Atlantic County schools’ drinking water. “If the last two years taught us anything, it’s that we need...

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