Archive for Tag: manufacturing

Wirths and Umba bill creating manufacturing career pathway for students advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Higher Education Committee on Thursday advanced legislation to prepare students for future jobs in the manufacturing industry. The “Manufacturing in Higher Education Act,” sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Brandon Umba, would create and promote programs at colleges and county vocational schools that align...

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DeCroce bill requiring state to stockpile PPE advances to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – A shortage of personal protective equipment at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be one of the state’s biggest public health challenges. A bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, preventing such a crisis and encouraging equipment manufacturing was back in the Assembly today to...

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Legislature advances DePhillips bill supporting manufacturing industry and jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Assembly and Senate voted to advance a bill dedicating funding to one of the most resilient industries during the coronavirus pandemic. The manufacturing industry has adapted to meet new demands by retooling operations, making personal protective equipment, and navigating disruptions in their supply chains....

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