State Grants Awarded to Monmouth Towns & Nonprofits

MONMOUTH COUNTY - Municipal programs in Long Branch, Red Bank, and Eatontown, as well as two county programs making energy utility bills affordable for low-income households, will be receiving more than $500,000 in combined funding through state-approved grants, announced Senator Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling (D-Neptune) and Joann Downey (D-Freehold) today.

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Downey Condemns Trump Attack on Medicaid

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - New Jersey State Assemblywoman and Assembly Human Services Chair Joann Downey (D-Monmouth) today condemned a plan unveiled by the Trump administration that would destabilize Medicaid and potentially deprive millions of Americans of their access to healthcare.

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Houghtaling Bill Preserving Garden State Farmland Signed into Law

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D-Neptune) dedicating $1.35 million toward farmland preservation purposes in the Garden State was signed into law this Tuesday.

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Houghtaling-Sponsored Anti-Offshoring Bill Now Law

TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling that will require employers who offshore customer call center offices to foreign nations to repay all aid and financial support they have received from the state of New Jersey.

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Governor Signs Houghtaling Bill Shutting Down Businesses That Cheat Workers

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - This Tuesday, Governor Murphy signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling’s bill that would protect workers from employers who cheat them out of wages or benefits.

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From the Assembly: Looking Back and Moving Forward

As we begin to close out the first month of this new year, we’re glad for the opportunity to give you an update on some of our work in the State House and at home in Monmouth County.

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