October 06, 2016

McKnight, Chiaravalloti & Holley Bill to Require 24-Hour Security in Senior Apartment Buildings in High Crime Areas Clears Assembly Panel

"Everyone deserves to feel safe in their homes. Sadly, if you live in an area with rampant criminal activity, that feeling can be fleeting," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "Seniors are often seen as easy targets by criminals. Having 24-hour security in these buildings can help prevent bad individuals from getting in, and give residents a much needed sense of security in their own homes."

September 12, 2016

Caputo, Tucker, Quijano, Vainieri Huttle, Sumter & McKnight Bill to Install Silent Alarms & Red Emergency Lights In Schools Advances

"There is no single, quick fix to eliminate the threat violence in our schools. But there are steps we can take to better protect students and staff if they are ever faced with a dangerous situation. This is one of them," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "This is an investment worth making."

September 12, 2016

Holley, Jasey, McKnight and Quijano Legislation to Enhance Security & Safety Measures in NJ’s Schools Continues Advancing

"When a school is attacked, people will often ask how the perpetrator was able to get in. This is a valid question and one of many that should be considered when building new schools or renovating existing ones," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "Making safety an integral part of a construction or renovation project can help better protect schools from indiscriminate attacks."

August 01, 2016

Mukherji, Tucker, Zwicker, Lampitt, McKnight & Downey Bill to Create Veterans' Preference for Affordable Housing Assistance Now Law

"Particularly for veterans who may be dealing with joblessness, disabilities, post-traumatic stress and other challenges, finding safe, affordable housing can be a struggle," said McKnight (D-Hudson). "This law is about showing reverence for their service and making an effort to ensure one of their most basic needs is met."

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