Press Releases

Vitale Statement on Health Committee Hearing on Nursing Shortage

May 29, 2009

  VITALE STATEMENT ON HEALTH COMMITTEE HEARING ON NURSING SHORTAGE               TRENTON – Senator Joseph F. Vitale, D-Middlesex, and Chairman of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, issued the following statement today regarding the panel’s hearing on the shortage of nurses and nursing faculty members in the Garden State:               "Quality … More

Testimony of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

May 28, 2009

  Testimony of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Before the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee New Jersey State Legislature, Trenton, New Jersey   Thank you, Chairman Vitale, Vice Chair Weinberg, Senators Singer and Kean. And thanks to all your colleagues for joining us at this timely and important hearing … More

Testimony of Susan Bakewell-Sachs

May 28, 2009

    Testimony of Susan Bakewell-Sachs Dean and Professor of Nursing School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey Before the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee New Jersey State Legislature, Trenton, New Jersey   Thank you, Chairman Vitale, Vice Chair Weinberg and all the Senators on this Committee … More

Testimony of Joan Verplanck

May 28, 2009

    Testimony of Joan Verplanck President, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Before the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee New Jersey State Legislature, Trenton, New Jersey   Thank you Chairman Vitale, Vice Chair Weinberg, and members of this Committee for allowing me to make the business case for increasing the number of nurse educators … More

Testimony of Jeffrey C. Scheininger

May 28, 2009

    Testimony of Jeffrey C. Scheininger President, Flexline/U.S. Brass & Copper Corporation Before the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee New Jersey State Legislature, Trenton, New Jersey   Mr. Chair, Ms. Vice Chair, and members of this Committee: I’m here today to discuss why it is important to our state’s small businesses that we … More