The bill legalizes possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and automatically expunge certain marijuana-related offenses.
After New Jerseyans resoundingly endorsed adult use of recreational marijuana, legislation to enact the will of the people passed key committees in both the Assembly and State Senate.
New Jersey will soon enact stringent environmental justice legislation that will allow the state to reject permits for projects that could have a detrimental impact on already “overburdened” communities.
An environmental justice bill allowing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain pollutants on “overburdened communities” passed committees in both legislative houses.
New Jersey Democratic legislators are looking to delay the drawing of new legislative districts if census data is not available, a plan that Republicans in the state are objecting to.
The state Assembly moved forward with four bills focusing on social justice reform during their legislative session June 15.
Legislators from North Jersey introduced two bills aimed at giving support to expectant mothers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Two separate bills combating child hunger for New Jersey students passed the state Assembly. The first proposal seeks to combat hunger among New Jersey students