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WEC Staff2020-01-21T13:44:26-05:00January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Governor signs legislation to enhance student-athlete safety
“We are pleased that steps are being taken to address students’ safety in regard to heat stress which is often experienced during school sports,” said Heather Sorge, Campaign Organizer for Healthy Schools Now, NJ Work [...]
Brandon S. Castro2019-11-14T15:36:50-05:00November 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Murphy Establishes “Implementation Board” for Public Banking.
This week, Governor Murphy signed an executive order to create an “implementation board” with the intention of establishing a public bank in New Jersey. This is an incredible, bold step for the state to take [...]
Debra Coyle2019-10-31T12:31:39-04:00October 30th, 2019|Comments Off on PES Refinery Explosion: Deadly Catastrophe Adverted By Quick Action
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a factual update on the June 21 explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) Refinery in Philadelphia. The update notes that a pipe elbow, which [...]