Senator Patrick Diegnan
NEWS FROM THE 18TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
DIEGNAN BILL PROTECTING ANIMALS SIGNED INTO LAW
“I am proud to sign legislation that will not only strengthen protections for animals in New Jersey, but ensure that animals who have suffered cruel treatment are cared for swiftly and sufficiently,” Governor Phil Murphy said of the new law, which establishes procedures for the seizure, care, and forfeiture of animals involved in animal cruelty violations. “These safeguards and procedures will enable law enforcement to intercept cases of animal cruelty and make certain that those animals are given a second chance.” Read more.
FREE EYE AND VISION SCREENINGS FOR EDISON RESIDENTS
AFTNJ ENDORSES SENATOR DIEGNAN FOR RE-ELECTION
EDISON POLICE CARRY TORCH FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS NJ
HANDS OF HOPE HEALTH FAIR A HUGE SUCCESS
Hands of Hope for the Community's team of dedicated volunteers partnered with many wonderful organizations to provide resources and food to Middlesex County residents in need during the nonprofit's July 15 health fair. Video highlights below.
HIGHLAND PARK AND NJDOT DISCUSS ROAD SAFETY
Highland Park Mayor Elsie Foster and Borough Administrator Teri Jover met on July 12 with New Jersey Department of Transportation Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations Megan Fackler and Senator Patrick Diegnan to discuss the next steps in creating a road diet for the borough’s portion of Route 27 near the Edison border. Borough Engineer and Principal of CME Associates Bruce Koch, Highland Park Police Chief Rick Abrams, and Borough Police Lieutenant David Soden, who is the police department’s director of traffic safety, also participated in the meeting.
IMPORTANT CONVERSATION ABOUT YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH
METUCHEN RECEIVES $5.25 MILLION IN STATE FUNDING
Senator Patrick Diegnan is proud to work alongside Assemblymen Robert Karabinchak and Sterley Stanley to secure $5.25 million in funding for Metuchen, which will support the borough’s proposed emergency services building, design and development of the Metuchen Arts District, and development of the Main Street Pocket Park. Read more.
RUTGERS ATHLETICS PARTNERS WITH MIDDLESEX COUNTY
FIRST LADY TAMMY MURPHY READS IGGY'S SECOND CHANCE
"Dogs are the most loyal, loving friends!" the first lady wrote on her Facebook page. "Today, we are going to read a story about a dog who found his forever home after facing some hard times. Click here to watch the video.
SENATOR DIEGNAN GRATEFUL FOR LETTER OF APPRECIATION
NJMVC MOBILE UNIT CONTINUES TOUR OF OUR TOWNS
40 STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY
CHAMPIONING ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSES WITH THE NJLCV
NEW JERSEY BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR CENTRAL JERSEYANS WITH IDD
Senator Patrick Diegnan had the privilege of meeting with the leadership of ESW Occupational Services, which improves the quality of life of Central Jersey residents with disabilities 21 and older through supervised work opportunities in a community vocational rehabilitation program. For more than four decades, the Edison-based nonprofit has been providing training and remunerative employment as a means of fostering increased independence, social integration, self-reliance, and economic self-sufficiency. ESW Occupational Services prepares individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for employment in an integrated community or extended employment environment. The nonprofit is affiliated with a network of businesses.
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