Kip Bateman

Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers About Controversial ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Now, as the fall legislative session begins democrats and republicans are working to overturn the state’s decision to take them out of their treatment facilities and put them into group homes.

10/23/2014

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NJ Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed In Cases Involving Failure To Disclose HIV Infection

A retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he’s HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.

09/18/2013

Somerset County, NJ on Sept. 9, 2011 (credit: Gerry Jurrens via Facebook.com/cbsnewyork)

Lawmaker Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Violating Road Closure Signage In New Jersey

State Senator Kip Bateman from Somerville said when drivers don’t follow the road closure signs, they put themselves and first responders at risk, while also diverting attention from the main incident. The bill sponsored by Bateman would increase the fine from $100 to $250 and may require drivers to pay for the cost of their rescue.

08/26/2012

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

GOP Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Put Gay Marriage On Ballot

A Republican lawmaker said Thursday he has submitted a proposal for a ballot question that would ask New Jersey voters to approve gay marriage in November.

02/10/2012