Archive for Tag: personal protective equipment

DeCroce bill supporting PPE manufacturing and stockpiling passes committee

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 manufacturing in New Jersey passed the Assembly Commerce and...

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Thomson bill would require state to buy PPE from New Jersey companies

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Edward Thomson is sponsoring legislation that would require the state to purchase personal protective equipment from New Jersey manufacturers. Thomson said requiring the state to purchase products like masks, gloves and other protective clothing would help stimulate New Jersey’s manufacturing sector and create and maintain...

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Coronavirus shutdown opens opportunity for lawmaker to share other skills

SUMMIT, N.J. –Political gatherings have been cancelled, public events rescheduled and legislative meetings are moving online in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Although the virus is clearing legislators’ social and political calendars, it is not stopping them from finding other ways to serve the people. One Assemblywoman, Nancy Munoz,...

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