Assembly Panel to Move Job Creation & Economic Development Bills During Tuesday Hearing

Assembly Panel to Move Job Creation & Economic Development Bills During Tuesday Hearing

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Budget Committee will meet Tuesday to move several job creation and economic development bills as part of the Assembly Democratic effort to reinvigorate New Jersey’s lagging economy. Assembly Democratic leadership announced the jobs focus earlier this week.

The Assembly’s Dec. 17 voting session will be devoted to moving numerous job creation measures.

“Recovering from Sandy must include a vigorous job creation and economic development initiative,” said Assembly Budget Chairman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen). “The two must go together. Our lagging economy and high unemployment was a concern before the storm, and it remains so now, so let’s get this done for the good of everyone in New Jersey…”

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