Sweeney to discuss New Jersey’s fiscal condition in Rowan talk

Sweeney to discuss New Jersey’s fiscal condition in Rowan talk

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney will discuss the state’s fiscal condition—and its future—on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. at Rowan University.

Sweeney’s talk in Room 104 of Business Hall is the first public event of the spring semester presented by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To register, visit go.rowan.edu/sweeney.

A member of the State Senate since 2002, Sweeney has served as Senate president for nine years.

He has sponsored and supported measures to protect the rights of workers, including supporting organized labor and sponsoring the state’s Paid Family Medical Leave Act. Sweeney has been at the forefront of efforts to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage and to legalize marijuana. Additionally, he sponsored laws focusing on improving the lives of people with disabilities.

A question-and-answer session will follow Sweeney’s talk.

For information, contact Theresa Gauthier, gauthier@rowan.edu or 856-256-4500, extension 5-3567.