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LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE IN-STATE TUITION TO ‘DREAMers’ ADVANCES TO FULL SENATE - NJ Senate Democrats
LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE IN-STATE TUITION TO ‘DREAMers’ ADVANCES TO FULL SENATE Legislation to allow New Jersey DREAMers to pay in-state tuition rates at the state’s higher education institutions and to qualify for state financial aid was approved today by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. To read more, click here: http://www.njsendems.org/legislation-to-provide-in-state-tuition-to-dreamers-advances-to-full-senate/
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Pou Takes Part in Human Trafficking Awareness Rally, 1-16-13
Senator Nellie Pou, D-Passaic and Bergen, recently participated in a rally on the Statehouse steps to commemorate Human Trafficking Awareness Day -- January 11 -- to take a stand against the crime of human trafficking and to tell the victims of human trafficking that they are not alone.
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Pou-Vitale-Gill Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection And Treatment Act Approved By Senate Judiciary Panel – An omnibus human trafficking bill, sponsored by Senators Nellie Pou, Joe Vitale and Nia Gill, that would broaden the definition of and penalties for human trafficking, putting New Jersey in the forefront of protecting victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking was approved today by the Judiciary Committee. To read more, click here: http://www.njsendems.com/release.asp?rid=4745
RICE-POU INTRODUCE MEASURE TO END STATE TAKEOVER OF LOCAL SCHOOLS AFTER FIVE YEARS – Earlier this week, Senators Ronald L. Rice and Nellie Pou introduced a measure which would cap the amount of time that the State could intervene in a local school district to five years before governing authority would be returned to the local board of education. To read more, visit: http://www.njsendems.com/release.asp?rid=4685 Rice, Education, Educational Board, School District, The Locals
RICE-POU INTRODUCE MEASURE TO END STATE TAKEOVER OF LOCAL SCHOOLS AFTER FIVE YEARS – Earlier this week, Senators Ronald L. Rice and Nellie Pou introduced a measure which would cap the amount of time that the State could intervene in a local school district to five years before governing authority would be returned to the local board of education. To read more, visit: http://www.njsendems.com/release.asp?rid=4685
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WOMEN SENATORS – USE UNTAPPED JOB TRAINING DOLLARS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE -- Following the revelation that 6 million dollars from a job training program for women and minorities will be lapsed into the General Fund in the current budget, a group of female Senators said that the money would be put to better use by restoring drastic cuts to women’s healthcare programs that the Governor instituted since he took office. To read more, go to: http://www.njsendems.com/release.asp?rid=4442
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Senator Nellie Pou, D-Passaic and Bergen.