BILL TO STRIP LICENSES OF MEDICAL WASTE MISHANDLERS ADVANCES

Legislation Assemblymen Matthew W. Milam, Nelson T. Albano and Louis D. Greenwald sponsored to strip licenses from medical professionals and medical waste handling companies found guilty of violating the state’s medical waste anti-dumping laws was released Monday by an Assembly panel. “Knowingly and purposefully dumping medical waste off our beaches is irresponsible and just plain…

LEGISLATIVE GAMING SUMMIT RELEASES FINDINGS

The Senate Democratic members of the Legislative Gaming Summit that spent two months studying New Jersey’s gaming and entertainment industry today unveiled their framework for legislation to breathe new life into the state’s horse-racing facilities to ensure they remain open and to protect the thousands of jobs supported by Atlantic City’s casinos. The framework to…

NEW MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL INTRODUCED

Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union) introduced a measure challenging the Christie Administration’s proposed rules for implementing the state’s medical marijuana law, saying they run far afoul of the law’s intent. “The Administration has essentially rewritten the law, making the regulations so constrictive that it would be virtually impossible for eligible patients to access medical marijuana,”…

OCEAN CITY BEACH SWEEP THIS WEEK

The Ocean City Environmental Commission, Clean Communities Program and Clean Ocean Action are sponsoring a Fall Beach Sweep on Saturday, October 23rd from 9am to 12:30pm.  All residents, students, organizations and families are invited to join the sweep along the South Jersey coast for the semiannual “counted cleanup” on the beaches in Ocean City. Data…