Archive for Tag: First Responders

911 dispatchers designated first responders in Kean bill passed by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Sean Kean’s bill designating 911 dispatchers as first responders unanimously passed the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A3804) recognizes their work as life-saving and includes them in the first responder community with law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical professionals. “They are the first, first responders that...

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Health care first responder loan forgiveness resolution passes Assembly unanimously

TRENTON, N.J. – A resolution sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso today passed the Assembly by a vote of 80-0. “I was proud to see the Assembly unanimously support our frontline healthcare workers,” said DePhillips (R-Bergen). “The least we can do for these heroes, who are...

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Rooney sponsors bipartisan bill recognizing out-of-state EMT certifications to boost volunteers

TRENTON, N.J. – On Monday, the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney that allows EMTs from other states to work in New Jersey. “It is important that we make it easy for out-of-state professionals to get jobs they are already qualified for,”...

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