Gottheimer Joins Roundtable to Close North Jersey Job Skills Gap, Expand STEM Opportunities

"NEWTON, NJ -  Tuesday, January 21, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), along with Sussex County Community College (SCCC), Thorlabs, and New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, hosted a roundtable to discuss ongoing cooperation to close the middle-skill jobs gap in North Jersey, to identify federal investment opportunities to expand STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) training, and to continue the public-private partnerships supporting SCCC’s optics technology programs."

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Why Not Support Red Flag Laws?

A Poignant Letter to the Editor: 

Some municipalities have passed resolutions or are considering resolutions in support of declaring a municipality a “Second Amendment Municipality.”

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Cory Booker Suspends his 2020 Presidential Bid

Upon the announcement of Senator Cory Booker suspending his presidential campaign, the Sussex County Democratic Committee would like to thank him sincerely for all he has done for our country and for the state of New Jersey.

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Congratulations to the NJ State Dem Committee

The SCDC congratulates Chairman John Currie, Vice Chairwoman Peg Schaffer, Secretary Janice Kovach and Treasurer Kelly Maer on their re-election to the New Jersey State Democratic Committee!

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Garden State Equality: NJ Assembly Unanimously Advances Ban on Gay+Trans “Panic” Defense

“No one should ever be excused from murder because their victim is gay or transgender, and New Jersey must send an unequivocal message that we fully value the lives and dignity of LGBTQ people,” said Christian Fuscarino, executive director for Garden State Equality. “The Assembly’s vote today to advance a ban on the gay and trans “panic” defense is a significant step forward, but at a time when LGBTQ people — especially transgender Americans — have been victim to an increasing number of hate crimes, we must ensure that this legislation quickly moves through the Senate so Governor Murphy can sign it into law.”

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