Second Annual Prom Project Provides Dresses to Local Students at No Cost

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Monmouth County Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are launching their 2nd Annual Princess Prom Project to provide prom dresses to local high school students at no cost. The project strives to ensure that high schoolers who would otherwise not be able to afford a prom dress can have a memorable and magical prom night.

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Houghtaling & Downey Bill to Aid Ocean Grove Fire Victims Clears Assembly Panel

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(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey to help beleaguered property owners in Ocean Grove whose homes were either damaged or destroyed by a five-alarm fire earlier this month was released Monday by an Assembly panel.

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Houghtaling Bill to Encourage Municipal Consolidation, Rein in Property Taxes Heads to Governor's Desk

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Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Tim Eustace and Eric Houghtaling to give towns better tools to pursue municipal consolidation and ultimately rein in property taxes gained final legislative approval from the full Assembly by a vote of 51-21-2 on Thursday.

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Downey Bill to Require Hospitals, Birthing Centers to Provide Parents with Info on Health Insurance for Newborns Passes Assembly

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Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Joann Downey that would require New Jersey hospitals and birthing centers to provide informational literature on health insurance coverage for newborns to new parents cleared the Assembly, 74-0, on Thursday.

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Houghtaling & Downey: Christie Attempts to Loosen Gun Regulations is Irresponsible

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Assembly Members Houghtaling and Downey released the following statement in response to attempts by Governor Christie to once again loosen gun carry permits in New Jersey:

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Houghtaling Bill to Help Reduce Food Waste, Boost Food Assistance Programs Continues Advancing

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Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Adam Taliaferro, Eric Houghtaling and Bob Andrzejczak that would make it easier for schools to donate excess and unused food , and help reduce food waste was approved Monday by a Senate panel.

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