“We cannot sit back when we know there is more to do to address the danger of gun violence in our communities,” said Phil Murphy.
Supporters of the House bill are promoting the legislation as comprehensive effort to combat racial bias while offering greater accountability in policing.
Wainer Apter would fill the seat of Associate Justice Jaynee LaVecchia, who will retire at the end of the current Court term on Aug. 31.
The Assembly unanimously passed seven bills on March 1 that seek to provide victims more rights in the criminal justice system and improve how cases involving sexual assault are handled.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have raised concerns about workplace safety and parental notifications.
Paterson Councilmen Michael Jackson and Alex Mendez were indicted by a state grand jury on charges of election fraud, while Saddle Brook Police Chief Robert Kugler was charged official misconduct.
Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield introduced articles of impeachment against Department of Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks with the bipartisan backing of prime sponsors Assemblywomen Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-37) and Nancy Munoz (R-21).
Former Morris County freeholder candidate Mary Dougherty recently pleaded guilty to a charge of filing a false report with the state’s Election Law Enforcement Commission.
New Jersey lawmakers on the state and federal levels have advanced measures aimed at better protecting victims of domestic violence from their former abusers.
A pair of bills designed to address criminality in using manipulated media content recently passed the Assembly’s Science, Information and Technology Committee.
A group of bipartisan legislators are supporting articles of impeachment put forth by Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield.
The Alyssa’s Legacy in School Safety Alert (ALYSSA) Act would required silent panic alarms in all schools.
Gottheimer announced new legislation to double the maximum jail sentence for a conviction of insurrection against the United States to 20 years.
Under the agreement, the Garden State will receive $16 million to fund the battle for the ongoing opioid epidemic.