Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that aims to reduce the amount of food waste generated annually in New Jersey by 50 percent by the year 2030. The legislation, S-3027, (Smith, Greenstein), requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in consultation with the Department of Agriculture (DOA), and within one year, to develop and commence implementation […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that changes period of time used to calculate taxes workers are required to pay toward the state’s Temporary Disability and Family Leave funds from the most recent calendar year to the most recent fiscal year. The legislation, S. 3176, (Madden, Mukherji) requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation, S-1913 (Addiego, Greenstein), that restricts retail establishments from collecting and using certain consumer information contained in the electronic data embedded in identification cards, such as driver’s licenses. Stores will still be able to scan a shopper’s ID to verify identity or age, but they cannot retain the consumer’s personal information […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation to establish a women’s vocational pilot training program to promote economic self-sufficiency of low-income women through participation in non-traditional, high-demand, high-wage occupations. The legislation, A-3717, (Sumter, Huttle), directs the Department of Labor & Workforce Development to consult with the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ Center for Women and […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation to create a “High School to College Readiness Commission” to raise awareness among students and parents of admission requirements and financial issues associated with obtaining a post-secondary education. The legislation, A-4088, (Schaer, Jasey) took effect immediately.