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Norcross named top legislator for New Jersey

State Sen. Donald Norcross — whose district includes Barrington, along with much of Camden and Gloucester counties — has been named “Legislator of the Year” by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors.

donald norcrossAmong the accomplishments he was honored for, according to a release at www.njleg5.com,  are:

  • The NJ First Act, which required public employees to live in New Jersey. The law helped keep tax dollars in the state, where they benefit local economies.
  • Legislation enabling municipalities to hire laid-off public safety officials more efficiently.
  • Legislation deterring illegal dumping of snow on public land.
  • The veteran set-aside bill that enables local governments to adopt measures that help their veterans, including designating up to 3 percent of their contracts to veteran-owned businesses.
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This entry was posted on May 2, 2013 by in Region.
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