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Bipartisan bill supporting New Jersey LGBTQ businesses passes

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2024
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A bipartisan bill aimed at establishing a state certification process in New Jersey for LGBTQ business owners is on its way to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk. It has sparked a contentious exchange among Republican assemblymen, marking an unusual occurrence on the Assembly floor. The bill passwed and seeks to formalize the existing certification process outlined in an executive order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy in 2022. The certification makes LGBTQ businesses eligible for various state initiatives, including funding and contracts, similar to existing certifications for women, people of color, and...

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