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Military committee approves bill giving benefits to National Guard veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation allowing veterans who served in the National Guard to access military benefits today passed the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. Under the bill (A3455), sponsored by Assemblyman Sean Kean and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, the guard’s honorable discharge form qualifies as proof of military service...

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Newly hired psychiatric hospital employees protected by advancing legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today approved a measure to protect newly hired workers at the state’s four psychiatric hospitals. Sponsored by Assemblyman Sean Kean, the bill (A259) makes new employees at state operated correctional facilities and psychiatric institutions eligible for accidental disability benefits. Kean introduced the legislation in...

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GOP resolution promoting economic development signed

TRENTON, N.J. – The governor signed a measure Monday designating an annual New Jersey Economic Development Day on the second Monday of May. Assemblymen Edward Thomson and Sean Kean, and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsored the resolution (SJR72/AJR139) promoting job creation and business growth. “This creates an annual reminder that...

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Republican resolution promoting economic development set for final legislative action

TRENTON, N.J. – A resolution designating the second Monday of May as New Jersey Economic Development Day goes before the Assembly for a vote on Monday. The job- and business-promoting measure (SJR72/AJR139) is sponsored by Assemblymen Edward Thomson and Sean Kean, and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce. “This resolution is a...

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Panel clears Republican resolution advancing economic development

TRENTON, N.J. – In a state notorious for the worst business environment in the nation, job-creators can use all the help they can get. Today, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee acknowledged the importance of business, passing a Republican resolution (SJR72/AJR139) establishing New Jersey Economic Development Day. The...

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Bill addressing dangers lurking in home medicine cabinets advances to Gov’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill requiring pharmacists to educate their patients on the safe disposal of unused, unwanted or expired drugs and needles was approved by the Assembly today. Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson sponsor the bill (S3240) which cleared the Senate last month and now moves to...

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Protections for newly hired psychiatric hospital employees approved by Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A move to protect newly hired workers at the state’s four psychiatric hospitals was advanced by the Assembly Labor Committee Thursday. The bill (A259), sponsored by Assemblyman Sean Kean, makes new employees at state operated psychiatric institutions or correctional facilities eligible for accidental disability benefits. Kean...

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