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Strong Workplace Protections – NJ Cracks Down on Labor Misclassifications

State House News - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports Governor Murphy Signs Sweeping Legislative Package to Combat Worker Misclassification and Exploitation TRENTON – Acting on his commitment to support and uplift New Jersey workers, Governor Phil Murphy today signed a legislative package combatting worker misclassification and exploitation. The bills will crack down on employee misclassification in businesses by allowing…
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New Jersey Releases Funds for Innovative Initiative to Support Civic-Minded News and Information Across the State

News Strong news – Trenton, NJ: FreePress. net reports The state of New Jersey will be releasing the remainder of the $235 million in spending Gov. Phil Murphy froze when he signed the state budget in June 2019. This includes the first $1 million of the $2 million earmarked for the Civic Information Consortium, a first-of-its-kind initiative to strengthen local-news…
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NJ Gov Issues Driver’s Licenses to Aliens

Governor Phil Murphy signs legislation expanding access to driver’s licenses in New Jersey during an Elizabeth community gathering on December 19, 2019 (Edwin J. Torres/ Governor’s Office). State House News - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports ELIZABETH – Governor Phil Murphy today signed a new law (A4743) to expand access to driver’s licenses. The bill will give more New…
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NPPA files suit challenging new unconstitutional California law

News Strong news – NATIONAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATIONMickey Osterreicher and Alicia Calzada report ATHENS, GA – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) filed a lawsuit today challenging AB5, a California law which discriminates against some visual journalists acting as independent contractors (freelancers) by forcing them to become employees of their clients whether they desire this working relationship or not. The…
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NJ Workers Bill Introduced, will impact freelance careers

 StateHouse news Trenton, NJ: ASSEMBLY, No. 5936 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 218th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED NOVEMBER 14, 2019 Sponsored by: Assemblyman  JOSEPH V. EGAN District 17 (Middlesex and Somerset) Assemblyman  WAYNE P. DEANGELO District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex) SYNOPSIS      Concerns employment status of individuals with respect to wage and hour and unemployment laws. CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT      As…
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Gold Rush Prospectors Walk4Liberty to CA Golden Dome “We want our permits” Chanted to Water Board !

STATEHOUSE .news Sacramento, CA: Gold Rush Times reports Over Regulation Destroys Liberty – Walk4Liberty .com Walk and Rally Gold Radio Show by Bobby Freedom – Mel Fernandez reports – 150 Prospectors demonstrate California Capitol for gold prospecting rights. Water Board also picketed which has selected to refuse to issue paid permits invoked under State Law. Listen to the Insiders  More…
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New Jersey Strong Water Disasters – City-issued water filters fail to remove lead. Bottled water with unknown PFAS levels handed out

StateHouse .news NJ reports - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports - Access to safe drinking water is critically important to our administrations and we take health risks associated with lead in drinking water very seriously. Recent testing by the City of Newark of water samples taken from three Newark homes, using City-issued water filters, found elevated lead levels…
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