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NJ GOP Senator’s Bill Would Increase Funding for Code Blue Shelters

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Trenton  NJ, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee cleared legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would provide additional funding for qualified Code Blue Shelters.

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When Will Governor Murphy be Held Accountable for the Deaths in Veterans Homes in Menlo Park and Paramus

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Trenton NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado is calling for a special legislative committee to be formed to investigate the findings of a recent report by the State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation (SCI) that revealed shocking failures at the veterans homes in Menlo Park and Paramus.

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New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission continues to drag out the return to full-service locations , It’s time to call AAA for help

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Lodi NJ, as the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission continues to drag out the return to full-service locations and drivers complain about long rides to get the services they need, Senator Kristin Corrado said it may be time to call AAA for help.

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‘First Responders Appreciation Month’ Signed into Law in New Jersey

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Governor Murphy has signed a bipartisan resolution sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would honor first responders throughout the state by designating October of each year as First Responders Appreciation Month.

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Legislation Introduced to Close Pension Forfeiture Loopholes for Convicted NJ Public Officials

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Trenton NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado has introduced legislation that will strip public officials of their pensions if they are convicted of certain serious crimes that touch on their office or employment.

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New Jersey Lifts Routine COVID-19 Testing Requirements for School Districts, Child Care Settings, and State Contractors

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Ridgewood NJ, following recent updates to COVID-19 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in advance of the upcoming school year, Governor Phil Murphy today signed an executive order lifting the requirement that school districts, child care settings, and state contractors maintain a policy requiring their unvaccinated workers undergo routine testing. The change will apply to school districts and child care settings immediately, and to state contractors as of September 1, 2022.

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Time To Lift COVID-19 Testing Mandate for Teachers & School Employees

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado called on Governor Murphy to immediately lift his COVID-testing mandate for unvaccinated teachers and school employees after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that testing healthy students and employees is no longer recommended.

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Murphy Administration more interested in investigating the price of admission to a Bruce Springsteen concert than the deaths of almost 10,000 people in nursing homes

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Trenton Democrats Muddled Priorities

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Trenton Nj, Senator Steven Oroho, Senator Joe Pennacchio and Senator Kristin Corrado today blasted Democrat leadership in Trenton for their response to the price of concert tickets.

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Governor Phil Murphy and Democrat Legislators Ban Police From Polling Sites

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Ridgewood NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado said the insanity of a new law enacted by Governor Phil Murphy and Democrat legislators that bars police officers from being near polling sites, including those in schools, is being demonstrated as a number of schools have switched to remote learning for today’s primary elections over security concerns.

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Senator Kristin Corrado’s ‘Parents Bill of Rights Act’ Affirms Parental Role in Education

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Ridgewood  NJ, As Trenton’s assault on parental rights rages on only months before a new, controversial school curriculum standard takes effect, Senator Kristin Corrado is fighting back with the “Parents Bill of Rights Act” she first introduced on Dec. 6, 2021.

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Bill Would Exempt Online Grocery Delivery and Pickup from New Bag Ban

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Ridgewood  NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado has a plan to spare New Jersey seniors and families who have their groceries delivered from the cost and inconvenience of the single-use bag ban set to go into effect on May 4.

The ban on plastic and paper bags was signed into law on November 4, 2020, after passing both houses.

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Senator Kristin Corrado calls the Dysfunction at the NJ Department of Labor Inexcusable

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Trenton NJ, while thousands of New Jersey residents remain caught up in unemployment limbo, unable to get help from the Department of Labor, federal employees are back at their desks full time. Senator Kristin Corrado called the dysfunction at the state agency inexcusable.

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NJ Senator Kristin Corrado : Governor Murphy Should End School Mask Mandate Now

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Trenton NJ, Senator Kristin Corrado responded to news that Governor Phil Murphy will announce that he’s lifting the school mask mandate in March, saying he should end the mask mandate and restore parental rights now.

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Two Local Legislatures Tapped to Serve on State Transportation Committees Address Crumbling Roads and Bridges

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Trenton NJ, Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, who is starting his third term serving New Jersey’s 40th Legislative District, has been appointed to sit on the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. Senator Kristin Corrado, who also serves the same district, was named to the Senate Transportation Committee.

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Property Taxes Continue to Increase Under Murphy’s Tenure

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Trenton NJ, It’s bad enough the average property tax bill in New Jersey is more than $9,000, but it’s far higher in many areas of the state. Senator Kristin Corrado noted it is strange the Governor is bragging that the state’s worst-in-the-country property taxes have gotten worse.

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