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Corrado and Singer Legislation to Honor Veterans and their Families Passes Senate

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado and Senator Robert Singer to aid and honor deceased military members and their families was approved by the New Jersey Senate.

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado and Sen. Robert Singer to aid and honor deceased military members and their families has passed the Senate. (©iStock)

“Memorials for members of the military, and their loved ones, should be celebrations of life that honor the sacrifices these families made on behalf of all American families,” said Corrado (R-40). “Those who devoted their life to protecting our country should never be forgotten. Ensuring close family members of veterans are buried in a dignified manner is the least we can do.”

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Senate Approves Corrado Bill Extending Certifications for EMTs and Paramedics

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that extends EMT and paramedic certifications during a state of emergency was approved by the New Jersey Senate.

The New Jersey Senate approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado that extends EMT and paramedic certifications during a state of emergency. (SenateNJ.com)

“Our EMTs and paramedics are on the front lines every day leading the battle against this pandemic,” said Corrado (R-40). “This bill will allow our first responders to temporarily postpone their recertifications so that they can focus on treating patients and saving lives.”

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Senate Clears Corrado Bill that Would Allow More Veterans to Qualify for NJ Civil Service Job Preferences

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Senator Kristin Corrado’s measure clarifying eligibility requirements for veterans qualifying for civil service job hiring preferences in the state was approved today by the Senate.

Sen. Kristin Corrado’s measure clarifying eligibility requirements for veterans qualifying for civil service job hiring preferences in the state was approved today by the Senate. (©iStock)

The bipartisan bill, S-2968, amends the definition of veteran for the civil service hiring preferences, removing the prerequisite of specific lengths of service time, and broadening the locations designated for eligibility.

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Corrado: Murphy Circling the Wagons Again Amid New Allegations of Sexual Abuse

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Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) responded to news that Gov. Phil Murphy is hiring former State Comptroller Matt Boxer to investigate horrific abuses of women that occurred under his watch at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility.

Sen. Kristin Corrado responded to news that Gov. Phil Murphy is hiring former State Comptroller Matt Boxer to investigate horrific abuses of women that occurred under his watch at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility. (SenateNJ.com)

“Once again, Governor Murphy has turned a blind eye as women that he had a responsibility to protect were sexually and physically abused,” said Corrado. “First it happened to a member of his inner circle, and now it’s happened on an even larger scale to female prisoners at Edna Mahan due to a lack of effective oversight by his administration.”

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Corrado Bill Raising Reimbursement Rates for Medicaid Private Duty Nurses Advances

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Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would boost minimum Medicaid reimbursement rates paid for private duty nursing services (PDN) was advanced by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

Sen. Kristin Corrado sponsors bipartisan legislation that would boost minimum Medicaid reimbursement rates paid for private duty nursing services. (©iStock)

PDN services are individualized nursing tasks provided by licensed nurses on a continuous basis in the homes of certain qualifying patients.

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Corrado Statement on Weinberg’s Decision to Not Seek Another Term

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Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) issued the following statement following Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg’s (D-37) announcement that she will not seek another term in office:

Statement from Sen. Kristin Corrado regarding Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg’s announcement that she will not seek another term in office. (SenateNJ.com)

“In our short time working together, I have gained great respect for Sen. Weinberg’s dedication to tackling extremely difficult issues, her steadfast advocacy for survivors of rape and domestic abuse, and her fearlessness in standing up to those in power even within her own party.

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Corrado: Murphy Administration Must Address Concerns About Vaccination Plans for Residents with Disabilities

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Senator Kristin Corrado today called on the Murphy Administration and the Department of Health to clarify COVID vaccination plans for individuals with developmentally and intellectually disabilities residing in private homes.

Sen. Kristin Corrado urged the Murphy Administration to clarify its COVID vaccination plans for individuals with developmentally and intellectually disabilities residing in private homes. (©iStock)

Corrado’s office has heard from constituents who worry that their loved ones are being left behind in the State’s rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Corrado Blasts Murphy for Failing New Jersey Residents

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Senator Kristin Corrado issued the following statement in response to Governor Murphy’s State of the State Address:

Sen. Kristin Corrado said Governor Murphy’s State of the State address ignored the harsh realities that impact New Jersey residents every day. (SenateNJ.com)

“Clearly, the Governor’s version of the State’s condition is nothing like the reality experienced by everyday New Jerseyans. Today’s address was further proof that Murphy is detached from State residents. He doesn’t understand us because he isn’t one of us.

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Corrado Bills Fueling More Open Space Projects Clear Senate

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Projects Include Blue Acres Acquisitions in Flood Zones and Green Acres Parks

The acquisition and management of land for conservation will proceed under two bills sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado and advanced today by the Senate.

Two bills sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado that would bolster the State’s efforts to acquire and manage land for conservation were endorsed by the Senate. (SenateNJ.com)

“Every county in the state will benefit from these bills,” said Corrado (R-40). “These are initiatives that will improve the standard of living in our densely populated Garden State, including the development of parks and recreation lands, and purchasing and maintaining acreage for Green Acres and crucial Blue Acres projects.

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Corrado Calls for Calm in Washington, D.C.

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State Senator Kristin Corrado urged calm today in response to protests at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

State Sen. Kristin Corrado urged calm today in response to protests at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Wikimedia Commons)

“This is the United States, and if we truly value our nation’s freedoms, we must adhere to the laws of the land and respect the police and our fellow Americans,” Corrado said.

“The forefathers of our nation, whose vision, wisdom and leadership gave birth to our exemplary Republic, would be distressed and saddened by today’s events,” Corrado added.


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