New Jersey Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban, Passes Assembly Committee, 6-0

TRENTON, NJ. (Dec. 15, 2015) – Last week, a New Jersey Assembly committee passed a bill to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state. This bill would effectively nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Stop Drone Surveillance, Support A1039

Representatives Daniel Benson, Vincent Prieto, Marlene Caride and Annette Quijano, along with three cosponsors, introduced Assembly Bill 1039 (A1039) in January. The bill requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant before conducting drone surveillance in most cases. It also includes and outright prohibition on the use of weaponized drones It passed the Assembly on 05-14…

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New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill Attacking Drone Spying, 66-2

TRENTON, N.J. (May 15, 2015) On Thursday, the New Jersey Assembly passed a bill that would significantly limit drone surveillance in the state, and also serve to thwart one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Representatives Daniel Benson, Vincent Prieto, Marlene Caride and Annette Quijano, along with three cosponsors, introduced Assembly Bill 1039 (A1039) in…

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Support A2719

New Jersey A2719 would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

STATUS: A2719 was referred to the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee where it must successfully before it can receive a vote from the whole assembly.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Stop Police Militarization, Support S2364 and S2365

Two New Jersey bills (S2364 and S2365) would restrict the use military equipment by law enforcement in the state. Both have passed unanimously through the state senate (37-0) and through committee in the assembly (7-0) and need your help to get to the governor’s desk. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS – It doesn’t matter where you live in…

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