Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle
On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.
The bill is designed to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke at beaches and parks, cut down on litter and improve fire safety in those public areas. Smoking would still be allowed in parking lots near beaches and parks.
With the opening school bell today, New Jersey’s anti-bullying Bill of Rights took effect, forcing districts to investigate complaints and take action.