Volume 12 Issue 8Wednesday, April 14 2021
The New Jersey Cannabis Control Committee (CRC) met for the first time on Monday, immediately assuming control of the state’s growing medical marijuana program and taking the first steps toward creating a regulated, legal cannabis market.
CRC Chairwoman Dianna Houenou called the meeting to order and provided context for the task at hand. “Standing up an entirely new state agency is no small task. Starting today, the commission’s real work begins to establish and grow a responsible, regulated medical and personal use cannabis industry.”
Volume 12 Issue 7Wednesday, March 31 2021
Murphy Announces Increased Capacity Limits, NJ Early Voting Law Enacted, NJ Students Falling Behind Due to Pandemic and Stockton Poll Shows Murphy Approvals at 58%
Volume 12 Issue 6Monday, March 22 2021
RCSG Grows and adds more policy strength to the team
The River Crossing Team is excited to announce our latest addition, Stephanie Albanese. Steph is a New Jersey native with significant political, governmental and legislative experience in both Congress and the New Jersey legislature.
For the past five years, Steph has served as the Legislative Director to State Senator Joseph F. Vitale, where she coordinated all legislative activity, policy research and stakeholder engagement for the Senator, including setting agendas for the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee hearings. Senator Vitale is recognized as the leading health care expert in the Legislature and Steph has been his primary aide covering this area. Stephanie also worked on the expansion of New Jersey’s medical marijuana program.
ITL Volume 12 Issue 5Tuesday, February 23 2021
In Today's ITL: Marijuana is Finally Legal in New Jersey, Limited Number of Fans Allowed at College/Professional Sporting Events and In Memoriam, Marilyn Shuffler
Volume 12 Issue 4Thursday, February 18 2021
Murphy Announces $100 Million in Clean Transportation Projects: This week, Governor Murphy announced the establishment of the Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy and the creation of the New Jersey Council on the Green Economy.
The investment of $100 million in clean, equitable transportation projects are designed to improve air quality and reduce the effects of climate chance while helping to achieve the state’s clean energy goals of being 100% clean energy by 2050. Leveraging proceeds from New Jersey’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funds, this new funding will bring electrification programs, equitable mobility projects, and electric charging infrastructure to environmental justice communities across the state.
Governor Murphy also signed Executive Order No. 221, establishing the Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy...