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Tag Archives: Legislation

4 new laws aim to bolster NJ’s clean energy agenda

Installers work on an NRG residential solar project in Marlboro.

“We are on our way to putting New Jersey firmly back in our rightful place as a world leader of innovation,” the governor said July 9. “This modernization of our energy sector isn’t just going to be good for cleaner air and our longtime fight against climate change - which it will be - it’s going to be good for our economy.”

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Re: working relationships

Workplace harassment concept. Young female secretary looking at boss's hand on her shoulder with disgust. Businessman using his job position to molest female employee at company office

A bill sponsored by one of the state’s most influential lawmakers would overhaul New Jersey’s workplace discrimination and sexual harassment laws. Labor rights organizations and women’s rights groups say the proposal includes much-needed reform to clamp down on these practices as they run rampant in the workplace.

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Assembly committee approves $235M in business COVID-relief grants

Gov. Phil Murphy approves legislation to create $15 million arts and culture COVID-19 relief program on April 8, 2021, in Long Branch.

A package of bills to assist microbusinesses, child care providers, restaurants, bars, other food and beverage establishments, businesses and nonprofits, startups, and the “Sustain and Serve NJ” program, which effectively pays restaurants to prepare meals for some of the state’s most in-need residents, will be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

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