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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Vainieri Huttle Lauds State Supreme Court Ruling to Deny State's Appeal

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) commended the State Supreme Court decision to deny the state's most recent appeal against marriage equality:

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Vainieri Huttle, Sumter & Benson Measure to Protect Elderly in Continuing Care Communities Becomes Law

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Shavonda Sumter and Daniel R. Benson sponsored to protect the rights and safety of the elderly living in continuing care communities was signed into law on Thursday.

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Vainieri Huttle Welcomes Marriage Equality Ruling, Urges State to Let Decision Stand

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle welcomed the decision Friday by Mercer County Superior Court that New Jersey's civil union law is no longer constitutional and same-sex marriages shall be permitted beginning on Oct. 21, 2013.

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Vainieri Huttle, Sumter & Benson Measure to Protect Elderly in Continuing Care Communities Passes Senate

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Shavonda Sumter and Daniel R. Benson sponsored to protect the rights and safety of the elderly living in continuing care communities received final legislative approval in the Senate on Monday.

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Vainieri Huttle, Cryan, Wimberly, Coutinho & Lampitt Bill to Remove Offensive Language Used in State Statutes to Refer to Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Now Law

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Joseph Cryan, Benjie Wimberly, Albert Coutinho and Pamela Lampitt to rid state statutes of archaic and derogatory language used to describe people with developmental, cognitive or psychiatric disabilities has been signed into law.

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Vainieri Huttle: 'Human Trafficking Should Not be a Business Matter'

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) had the following published in The Star-Ledger:

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