Archive for Tag: family health

DePhillips defends religious freedom in vaccination fight

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips backed retaining a religious exemption to school vaccine requirements at an Assembly session Monday.  WATCH: DePhillips defends religious freedom in vaccination fight. “This unconstitutional legislation attempts to write freedom of religion out of the law,” DePhillips (R-Bergen) said before the vote. “In America,...

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Webber measures supporting women’s health, pregnancy and infant loss awareness go to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly voted in favor of advancing two measures, sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber, that would support breast cancer research, mammograms for uninsured women and families experiencing pregnancy and infant loss. The two bills now go to Gov. Murphy for his signature. The first piece of...

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Committee advances Webber measures supporting women’s health, pregnancy and infant loss awareness

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Women and Children Committee today advanced two measures sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber that would support breast cancer research, mammograms for uninsured women and families experiencing pregnancy and infant loss. The first bill (A921) would require the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to design a...

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Bramnick bill supporting healthier expectant mothers and babies now law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill (A5021) sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick that expands Medicaid coverage to include group prenatal care services was signed by Gov. Murphy today. “Group prenatal care is innovative, cost-effective and most importantly, it’s proven to improve outcomes for both mothers and newborns,” said...

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Bramnick bill to support healthier expectant mothers and babies passes Senate

TRENTON, N.J. –The state Senate voted unanimously in favor of legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick that improves the health of pregnant women and babies by expanding Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services. “Women need our support to ensure the best outcomes for both mom and...

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