Archive for Tag: Michael Testa

South Jersey lawmakers’ Zoom call with N.J. DEP breaks down plastic bag ban for businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – Restaurants, fisheries, and food markets in South Jersey are eager to abide by New Jersey’s not-so-clear-cut law banning single-use plastic carryout bags starting May 4. In an attempt to address common questions and resolve confusion, southern shore region lawmakers, Sen. Michael Testa, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and...

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South Jersey lawmakers to start offering in-person resume assistance

TRENTON, N.J. – With New Jersey’s unemployment rate still lagging behind the nation at 6.6%, and the state Labor Department asking residents to submit online requests for one-on-one career support, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are adding in-person resume assistance to their list of available constituent services. Along...

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McClellan’s mobile barbershop bill signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey barbershops and salons will be allowed to take their businesses on the road under a new bill signed into law Monday.     The bill (A5019/S2996), sponsored by Assemblyman Antwan McClellan and Sen. Michael Testa, permits barbers and hairstylists licensed with the New Jersey State...

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McClellan’s mobile barbershop bill makes the cut in the Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Budget Committee advanced a bill Tuesday allowing mobile barbershops and salons to operate in New Jersey. The bill (A5019/S2996), sponsored by Assemblyman Antwan McClellan and Sen. Michael Testa, permits barbers and hairstylists licensed with the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling to...

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Testa and Simonsen introduce bill requiring schools to educate students on harmful effects of marijuana use

TRENTON, N.J. – In anticipation of an adult-use recreational marijuana market in New Jersey, Sen. Michael Testa and Assemblyman Erik Simonsen introduced a bill to educate students in grades 3 through 12 on the risks of cannabis and marijuana use. The bill (S3360/A5168) specifies schools must include age-appropriate instruction...

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