Friday, February 15, 2013
Assemblywoman Linda Stender is sponsoring legislation to deny any person on the FBI Terrorist Watch list a firearms permit.
Friday, February 15
The following information was provided by the office of Assemblywoman Linda Stender. Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Linda Stender and Angel Fuentes to deny any person on the FBI Terrorist Watchlist a firearms identification card or permit was approved by an Assembly panel today, 7-2-1. This measure is one of numerous bills in a sweeping Assembly Democratic gun violence prevention bill package. The bill (A-3687) would disqualify a person named on the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Terrorist Screening Center from being issued either a firearm's identification card or a permit to purchase a handgun. It would be effective immediately upon enactment. ""Terrorists are on the…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Stender introduced legislation requiring utilities to cover the costs related to flood damage.
The following information was provided by Assemblywoman Linda Stender's office. Assemblywoman Linda Stender has introduced legislation requiring water utilities to cover costs related to flood damage under certain circumstances. This past July, a 48 inch water main broke in Scotch Plains. Many residents adjacent to the broken water main were victims of flooding which resulted in thousands of dollars in damages to their homes. The water company claimed they were not responsible to repair the costs of the damage. Some of the resident’s homeowner policies denied the claims as well, leaving homeowners responsible for the costs of repairs. “I find it outrageous that a homeowner would be responsible to pay to repair the damage caused by a …