(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Sheila Oliver, Jamel Holley and Eric Houghtaling to promote the construction of more rental housing for veterans was approved Thursday by the General Assembly.
The bill (A-2212) would establish a tax credit for New Jersey housing developers who construct homes for New Jersey veterans. The bill would permit developers to receive a non-refundable credit against New Jersey business taxes.Read more
(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Lou Greenwald, Gordon Johnson, Bruce R. Land, Bob Andrzejczak, Vince Mazzeo, Eric Houghtaling, Dan Benson, Patricia Jones, Raj Mukherji and Joseph Danielsen to provide mental health services and other resources to Gold Star families were advanced Thursday by the Senate budget panel.
The bills were approved by the Assembly in February.Read more
WEST LONG BRANCH -- Local Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey are partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs Newark Regional Office to host a Claims Clinic for any and all veterans in the 11th Legislative District, bringing veterans affairs professional directly to the local community.Read more
Legislation sponsored by local Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling to boost assistance for "wounded warriors" and their caregivers, an ever-growing demographic that faces unique challenges in the post-9/11 era, was approved unanimously on Monday by the New Jersey State Senate, giving it final legislative approval. The bill now heads to the Governor's desk.Read more
Downey and Houghtaling Bill to Help Homeless and Disabled Veterans Procure Affordable Housing Now Law
Legislation sponsored by Monmouth County Assembly Members Joann Downey and Eric Houghtaling to establish an affordable housing occupancy preference for homeless and disabled veterans in New Jersey was signed into law on Friday.Read more
Monmouth County Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey have introduced new legislation to establish the “Veterans Assistance Grant Program” to provide additional funding for vital veteran services. The grant would be available for New Jersey-based nonprofit organizations and would go toward services that benefit the state’s veterans, including mental health services, job training, and more.Read more
Legislation From Assembly Members Houghtaling & Downey Would Create Strategic Plan to Benefit NJ Veterans
New legislation proposed by Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey would establish the New Jersey Commission on Veterans’ Benefits, and charge the Commission with creating a five-year statewide strategic plan to ensure New Jersey’s veterans are receiving effective care and deliverance of benefits.Read more
Mazzeo, Andrzejczak, Mukherji, Moriarty, Benson, Danielsen & Houghtaling Legislation to Boost Care for 'Wounded Warriors' Clears Assembly
Legislation Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo, Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak, Raj Mukherji, Paul Moriarty, Daniel Benson, Joseph Danielsen and Eric Houghtaling sponsored to boost assistance for "wounded warriors" and their caregivers, an ever-growing demographic that faces unique challenges in the post-9/11 era, advanced by the full Assembly on Monday, 78-0.Read more