Archive for Tag: seniors

Teacher, mayor, assemblywoman, Jersey girl: This is DiAnne Gove

TRENTON, N.J. – Her parents planted deep roots after World War II on Long Beach Island. And for her entire life, that’s where Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove flourished. The youngest of three children – and the only daughter – Gove grew in her love of the Jersey Shore and public...

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Assembly advances DeCroce bill expanding age discrimination protections to senior workforce

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill expanding age discrimination protections for seniors 70 and older was unanimously advanced by the Assembly today. “Some seniors have to keep working because of New Jersey’s high cost of living, while others just find their careers very rewarding. Either way, their age...

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DeCroce bill approved by committee expands age discrimination protections to senior workforce

TRENTON, N.J. – An aging workforce could benefit from a bill passed by a legislative panel today expanding discrimination protections for those aged 70 years and older. “There is no reason our laws should stop preventing age discrimination in the workplace once someone has reached 70 years old,” said...

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Governor signs Dancer bill allowing contributions to Meals on Wheels through tax return forms

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill (A5513) sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that allows taxpayers to make contributions to Meals on Wheels programs in the state through their income tax return forms was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. “Person-to-person giving is a more beneficial and civically minded form of...

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Wirths bill allowing long-term tax exemption for low-income housing is signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. –This week the governor signed a bill (A2536/S538), sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths, to allow municipalities to accept payment-in-lieu-of-taxes for state or federally-subsidized low-income housing beyond the term of a housing project’s mortgage. The town of Sparta established such an agreement with a low-income senior housing project;...

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Dancer bill allowing contributions to Meals on Wheels through tax return forms goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly voted unanimously to advance a bill (A5513) sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that would allow taxpayers to make contributions to Meals on Wheels programs in the state through their income tax return forms. “Person-to-person giving is a more beneficial and civically minded form...

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