BILL TO PROMOTE STATE WINERIES PASSES PANEL

Legislation Assembly members Nelson Albano, Matt Milam, Celeste Riley and Gilbert L. “Whip” Wilson sponsored to promote agricultural tourism and wineries in New Jersey was released Thursday by an Assembly panel. One bill (A-812) sponsored by the four members would establish a statewide motorist sign system that would be easily identifiable and promote agricultural tourism…

WILDWOOD TO KEEP MAY ELECTION DATE

A proposal to move the election date in Wildwood has been defeated. Both Commissioner Chip Harshaw and Al Brannen voted against the measure that would move next year’s election to November. Mayor Gary DeMarzo voted in favor based on the savings taxpayers would see. Residents showed up at the meeting and said the commission should…

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEES SCHEDULED TO MEET TODAY

Assembly committees on Thursday will consider legislation to improve protections for domestic violence victims, help the unemployed, promote and boost New Jersey farming and assist soldiers and their families. Panels will also take testimony on the impact of women’s health care cuts, the school construction moratorium and job and education services for veterans. The following…