Speaker Oliver: N.J. Needs Action on Gun & Ammunition Safety Christie Should Implement Mental Health Treatment Law Now

Speaker Oliver: N.J. Needs Action on Gun & Ammunition Safety Christie Should Implement Mental Health Treatment Law Now

(TRENTON) – Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic) released the following statement Thursday on Gov. Chris Christie’s announcement of a task force:

“I’m glad to see the governor finally paying attention to this issue after New Jersey saw its highest crime rate increase since 2008. That increase came amid the loss of 1,426 municipal police officers, a 6 percent decrease that followed the governor’s state aid cuts.

“But we do not need more talk. We need action…”

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