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Third District legislators promote post-holiday food drive and cellphone collection

Third District legislators promote post-holiday food drive and cellphone collection

South Jersey Times — As another holiday season passes by, many families are finding themselves stocked with more food, electronic gadgets and other gifted items than they really need — items which are often forgotten or wasted. Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli and

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By Senate President Sweeney: The Rowans’ $100 million gift was good for South Jersey

By Senate President Sweeney: The Rowans’ $100 million gift was good for South Jersey

South Jersey Times – Anyone who has lived or worked in Gloucester County for any length of time recognizes Rowan University in Glassboro as an important part of our educational, cultural and economic fabric. This is our four-year college. This is the university that supplies future employees

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Universal Service Fund releases $778K to NJ 3rd District

Universal Service Fund releases $778K to NJ 3rd District

South Jersey Times – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli and Assemblywoman Celeste Riley today announced the award of over $778,000 in Universal Service Fund (USF) grants for the 3rd legislative district. “These funds are crucial to low income folks who are struggling

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Video: Senate President Sweeney Speech to Building One New Jersey

Video: Senate President Sweeney Speech to Building One New Jersey

During a speech to Building One New Jersey, State Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, Cumberland and Salem, praises the response in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, but reminds the audience that we have to be “mindful that many of our neighbors face their own Sandy, each and

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Saluting veterans for ensuring our freedoms, liberty

Saluting veterans for ensuring our freedoms, liberty

The Daily Journal – Every day since the earliest days of our country, our servicemen and women have put their lives at stake for the greater good of our nation. In times of war and peace, our soldiers have remained ever vigilant, ready to combat any potential

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Salem County municipalities to use grant money for recycling boost

Salem County municipalities to use grant money for recycling boost

Today’s Sunbeam – Municipalities throughout Salem County will reap the benefits of recently announced funding from the state for recycling. Recycling grants totaling $479,909, available from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, will allow communities to promote recycling, according to a release. Of those funds, Salem

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Students get lesson from top lawmakers

Students get lesson from top lawmakers

Today’s Sunbeam – Local middle school students put Third District legislators on the spot Wednesday morning, asking them questions about current events and government. Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli visited Woodstown Middle School to interact with more than 200 students as part

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Video: Senate President Sweeney Speaking with Salem County Chamber of Commerce Members

Video: Senate President Sweeney Speaking with Salem County Chamber of Commerce Members

At a question and answer session with Salem County business leaders in the Statehouse last week, Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, Cumberland and Salem, spoke about his proposed constitutional amendment to increase the minimum wage and tie future increases into the rate of inflation. .

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New Jersey celebrates 200,000 acres of preserved farmland, looks to future of preservation efforts

New Jersey celebrates 200,000 acres of preserved farmland, looks to future of preservation efforts

Today’s Sunbeam – New Jersey officials celebrated a major milestone in farmland preservation efforts on Tuesday by marking the 200,000th acre of ground entered under state protection. State and local officials from Salem County and towns throughout the state gathered at Cassady Farms in Upper Pittsgrove to

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Assemblywoman Riley honored by Good Government group

Assemblywoman Riley honored by Good Government group

The News of Cumberland County — Assemblywoman Celeste Riley (D-Cumberland/Gloucester/Salem) received the 2012 Distinguished Legislator Award from the New Jersey Food Council Committee for Good Government last week, at the group’s 39th Annual Good Government breakfast in East Brunswick. Riley was chosen for her leadership and support

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