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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 […]

State DOT: Rt. 518 Bridge Work Could Resume In Late November

State DOT: Rt. 518 Bridge Work Could Resume In Late November

Work on the Route 518 bridge between the township and Rocky Hill should resume near the end of November, a state Department of Transportation spokesman said Oct. 27. The $2.75 million bridge replacement project was among those stalled on July 8 when Gov. Chris Christie signed Executive Order 210, which froze funding for all state Transportation […]

Assemblyman Danielsen’s ‘Support The Troops’ Specialty License Plate Bill Advances

Assemblyman Danielsen’s ‘Support The Troops’ Specialty License Plate Bill Advances

Legislation state Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen sponsored to support the families of military personnel serving overseas was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee. The bill (A-935) would authorize the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to issue specialty “Support the Troops” license plates. The $50 initial fee and $10 annual renewal fee for the plates would help […]

Danielsen Bill To Help Law Enforcement Agencies With Diversity Training Is Now Law

Danielsen Bill To Help Law Enforcement Agencies With Diversity Training Is Now Law

A revised bill, co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen (D-17), designed to better prepare law enforcement agencies to handle racial, ethnic, religious and other diversities has been signed into law. Other co-sponsors of the bill, (A-1663), were Assembly Democrats Gary S. Schaer, Speaker Vincent Prieto, Shavonda Sumter and Gordon M. Johnson. The version signed Aug. 9 by […]

Danielsen Co-Sponsor Of Law Aimed At Curbing College Student Suicides

Danielsen Co-Sponsor Of Law Aimed At Curbing College Student Suicides

A bill that aims to help prevent college student suicides was signed into law earlier this week. The bill, known as the “Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act,” was co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17), as well as Assembly members Joseph Lagana, Tom Goblin and Raj Mukherji. Holleran, a track star at Northern Highlands` Regional High […]

Danielsen Top Individual Fund Raiser For St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event

Danielsen Top Individual Fund Raiser For St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event

State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen, D-17, was the top individual fundraiser in the 2016 St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event at the North Plainfield Fire Department. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation funds childhood cancer research. The head shaving was held at the fire department’s headquarters on March 19. This was Danielsen’s ninth year participating in the event. This […]

Danielsen Wins Assembly Race In 17th District

Danielsen Wins Assembly Race In 17th District

Incumbent state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) easily won election to his first full term in the lower house in the Nov. 3 election. Danielsen’s running mate, Joseph Egan of New Brunswick, also won his re-election bid. Danielsen was chosen by the district Democrats to replace former Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula upon the latter’s appointment to a […]

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