BIPARTISAN BILL TO COMBAT FOOD INSECURITY DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC HEADS TO GOVERNOR

(TRENTON) – Before the outbreak of COVID-19, an estimated 11 percent of American households were considered food insecure because they did not have consistent access to sufficient food. Food insecurity will likely escalate during the pandemic if workers are forced to take time off from work or lose pay.

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MURPHY, MCKNIGHT & VAINIERI HUTTLE “HUNGER-FREE STUDENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS ACT” CLEARS LEGISLATURE

Bill to Help Identify Students Eligible for Meal Programs, Destigmatize Debt

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ASSEMBLY ADVANCES BIPARTISAN BILL TO COMBAT FOOD INSECURITY DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, an estimated 11 percent of American households were considered food insecure because they did not have consistent access to sufficient food. Food insecurity will likely escalate during the pandemic if workers are forced to take time off from work or lose pay.

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VAINIERI HUTTLE, DANIELSEN & SPEIGHT BILL TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR IDENTITY THEFT AND FRAUD AGAINST SENIORS CLEARS COMMITTEE

Aiming to protect seniors from falling victim to fraudulent schemes and financial abuse, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Joseph Danielsen and Shanique Speight was approved Thursday by the Assembly Aging and Senior Services Committee.

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ARMATO, MAZZEO & VAINIERI HUTTLE BILL TO STREAMLINE SNAP APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SENIORS CLEARS ASSEMBLY PANEL

About 142,000 senior citizens in New Jersey receive assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which works to combat food insecurity by providing healthy foods to low-income residents.

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HOUGHTALING & VAINIERI HUTTLE BILL ALLOWING RESIDENTS TO BET ON HORSE RACING WHILE TRAVELING OUTSIDE NJ PASSES COMMITTEE

Legislation Now Heads to Assembly Speaker for Further Consideration

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LEGISLATION TO DETER SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT CENTERS FROM PATIENT BROKERING PASSES ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE

Armato, Murphy & Vainieri Huttle Bill Establishes Penalties to Curb Incidents of ‘Rehab Recruiters’ Capitalizing on Substance Abuse Patient Referrals

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ASSEMBLY PASSES BILL TO MAKE INFORMATION ON HOMELESS PREVENTION PROGRAMS AVAILABLE ONLINE

With the goal to make critical homeless prevention services more accessible, legislation to make information on such programs available online was approved Feb. 24 by the full Assembly, 79-0.

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GIBLIN, VAINIERI HUTTLE & TIMBERLAKE BILL TO DESIGNATE ‘EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS WEEK’ PASSES ASSEMBLY

With eating disorders affecting at least 30 million Americans of all backgrounds, three Assembly Democrats have sponsored a resolution to help promote awareness about this widespread mental illness. The legislation would designate the final week in February each year as ‘Eating Disorders Awareness Week’ in New Jersey.

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MURPHY, MCKNIGHT & VAINIERI HUTTLE “HUNGER-FREE STUDENTS’ BILL OF RIGHTS ACT” PASSES FULL ASSEMBLY

Bill to Help Identify Students Eligible for Meal Programs, Destigmatize Debt

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