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Variety Of Legislation Supported By Assemblyman Danielsen Moves Through Legislature

Variety Of Legislation Supported By Assemblyman Danielsen Moves Through Legislature

A raft of bills co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) moved through the state Legislature during June. Among the bills Danielsen supported and which received either committee or Assembly approval are: A bill (ACR-13) urging Congress to enact reforms addressing sexual harassment and assault in the United States Armed Forces was advanced by the […]

Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Two pieces of proposed legislation supported by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) are making their way through the state Assembly. The first, a bill that would give a second chance to National Guard and Reserve members who could not accept a police or fire fighter job because of their service, won assembly approval on May […]

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

If the full parking lot was any indication, state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s 3rd Annual Job Fair at The Imperia on Easton Avenue was a success. Hundreds of job-seekers showed up to not only meet with employers looking to hire, but also to attend workshops and spruce up their resumes.  

Bill Requiring Safety Precautions For Internet-Capable Baby Monitors Heads To State Senate

Bill Requiring Safety Precautions For Internet-Capable Baby Monitors Heads To State Senate

Legislation requiring built-in safety precations for Internet-capable baby monitors sold in the state was released by a state Senate committee on Feb. 6. The bill, A-3581, was co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). The bill requires all baby monitors sold in New Jersey, that broadcast audio or video online, to inlude security features that […]

Updated: ‘Wounded Warriors Caregiver Relief Act’ Advances In State Senate

Updated: ‘Wounded Warriors Caregiver Relief Act’ Advances In State Senate

Update: The legislation won state Senate approval, and now heads to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk for his signature. Original story: Legislation designed to boost assistance for wounded warriors and their caregivers was recently advanced by a state Senate committee. The bill, A-450, or the “Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act,” was co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe […]

Bill Providing Financial Support For Workers Injured By Inmates, Detainees Up For Assembly Approval

Bill Providing Financial Support For Workers Injured By Inmates, Detainees Up For Assembly Approval

A bill guaranteeing financial support for workers who are attacked while supervising inmates or detainees awaits final approval before the state General Assembly. The bill, A-3422, is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). Under the legislation, a compensation program would be established that would allow state corrections officers, juvenile corrections officers, juvenile detention officers, parole […]

Danielsen-Supported Bill To Combat Opioid Addiction Released By Assembly Panel

Danielsen-Supported Bill To Combat Opioid Addiction Released By Assembly Panel

A bill that would establish a public awareness campaign about opioid addiction has been cleared by a state Assembly committee. The bill, known as the “Heroin and OPIOD Drug Public Education (HOPE) Intiative,” is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17.) The bill would require the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department […]

Danielsen Bill To Protect Historic Sites Gains Assembly Approval

Danielsen Bill To Protect Historic Sites Gains Assembly Approval

Legislation co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17), designed to preserve the integrity of the state’s historic sites, was approved by the Assembly on Jan. 23. Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-20) co-sponsored the bill with Danielsen. “Historic sites across this state tell the story not only of New Jersey, but also of the United States of […]

Veteran-Related Bills Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Danielsen Reported Out Of Committee

Veteran-Related Bills Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Danielsen Reported Out Of Committee

The state Assembly’s appropriations committee recently advanced two military veterans’-related bills co-sponsored by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). One bill would establish a pilot program to assist disabled and low-income veterans in paying for housing modifications, and the second would extend state civil service eligibility for non-combat veterans. The first bill, known as the New Jersey […]

Danielsen Bill To Create ‘State Oceanographer’ Becomes Law

Danielsen Bill To Create ‘State Oceanographer’ Becomes Law

A bill that will create an unpaid “state oceanographer” position, sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17), was recently signed into law. “Science ought to be at the forefront of public policy decisions regarding the oceans,” Danielsen said in a press release about the new law. “In addition to safeguarding the wellbeing of marine ecosystems […]

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