Vainieri Huttle Disappointed with Christie Admin’s Decision to Speed up Closure of Developmental Centers

Assembly Human Services Chair Urges Administration to Retain Safety Net in North Jersey

(TRENTON) – Assembly Human Services Committee Chair Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) on Wednesday called the Christie administration’s decision to accelerate the closure of two state developmental centers in Totowa and Woodbridge extremely disturbing and urged the administration to retain at least one in North Jersey.

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Quijano & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Facilitate Financial Support to Local Libraries Advanced by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to allow taxpayers to make a voluntary contribution in support of local libraries on their gross income tax returns was approved Thursday by an Assembly committee.

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Caputo, Oliver & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Examine Gaming Reforms & Explore Expanding Gaming to Bergen County Released by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Ralph Caputo, Speaker Sheila Oliver and Valerie Vainieri Huttle sponsored to create a commission to evaluate recently enacted gaming reforms and explore expanding gaming into Bergen County was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

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Vainieri Huttle on Latest Bullying Stats: Numbers Show the Law is Working

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, the lead sponsor of New Jersey's landmark Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights law, on Monday welcomed the latest statistics that show a significant decline in bullying incidents throughout New Jersey schools.

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Vainieri Huttle Bill to Boost Funding for Tourism, the Arts & Historic Preservation Advances in the Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle to boost funding for tourism, the arts and historic preservation was advanced by an Assembly panel this week.

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Caputo, Diegnan, Ramos, Spencer, Tucker, Quijano & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Install Silent Alarms & Red Emergency Lights in Public Schools OK'd by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Ralph R. Caputo, Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Ruben J. Ramos, Jr., L. Grace Spencer, Cleopatra Tucker, Annette Quijano and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to require public elementary and secondary schools in New Jersey be equipped with a panic alarm and red emergency light for use in a school security emergencies was approved Monday by an Assembly committee.

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Vainieri Huttle, Caride & Jasey Bill to Prevent Steroid Use among Young Athletes, Raise Awareness about the Health Risks Approved by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen), Marlene Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic) and Mila Jasey (D- Essex/Morris) to allow random steroid testing of student athletes who compete in championship tournaments, and require the creation of programs to raise awareness among students and coaches about the dangers of steroid use.

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Fuentes, Diegnan, Vainieri Huttle & Conaway Bill Providing Social Media Training for School Students Continues Advancing

Measure Comes in the Wake of Many High-Profile Tragedies Prompted by Social Media Use

(TRENTON) Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angel Fuentes, Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Herb Conaway. Jr., M.D. to help educate New Jersey students on the responsible use of social media and the many pitfalls that come along with its use was approved Thursday by a Senate committee.

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Vainieri Huttle Calls for Halt to Closure of State Developmental Centers in Light of Tragic Death at Woodbridge Facility

Assembly Human Services Committee Chair Valerie Vainieri Huttle on Tuesday called on the state to halt the closure of anymore developmental centers until a comprehensive safety plan is developed in light of the tragic death of a 68-year old woman at the Woodbridge Developmental Center.

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DeAngelo, Benson & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Help Nursing Students Get Academic Credit for Medical Training in Military Advances

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Wayne DeAngelo, Daniel Benson (both D-Mercer/Middlesex) and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) to help nursing students get academic credit for training received as corpsmen and medics in the United States military advanced in the Senate on Thursday.

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