January 30, 2023 – Senate Majority Leader Weinberg has released her annual list of the most powerful and influential women in New Jersey civic affairs. Porzio Governmental Affairs is proud to announce that Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco have been named to this prestigious list.
Legislative and Budget Activity
August 23, 2022 In the Statehouse, our team was working to ensure that the State’s $50.6 billion FY 2023 budget included key provisions that would increase access to higher education at county colleges, expand services for people with disabilities, fund services for students with disabilities, and increase access to cancer screenings and research. Our team worked alongside and on behalf …
Lynn Nowak Named to InsiderNJ’s Cannabis Power List 2021
July 14, 2021 – InsiderNJ’s released its second tribute to influential voices in New Jersey’s path to ending cannabis prohibition. This year’s list emphasized the people who advocated for the legalization of adult-use cannabis in New Jersey.
Governor Murphy Signed S3434/A5366 into Law
June 17, 2021 – On June 16, 2021, Governor Murphy signed S3434/A5366 into law. The legislation extends school services for one year for disabled students who could not receive vital programs put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders
May 13, 2021 – Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders
Lynn Nowak Quoted in NJLJ article “Cannabis Bill Signed After Legislature Approves ‘Clean Up.’”
February 22, 2021 – Lynn Nowak, has lobbied tirelessly for her clients to legalize adult-use cannabis says “It has been a long and twisted road to get to this day,” in NJLJ article, “Cannabis Bill Signed After Legislature Approves ‘Clean Up.’”
Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco Have Been Named to Senator Weinberg’s 2020 Women Power List
December 2, 2020 – Senate Majority Leader Weinberg has released her annual list of the most powerful and influential women in New Jersey civic affairs. Porzio Governmental Affairs is proud to announce that Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco made the list for the fifth year straight.
Cannabis Influencers: The Veteran Lobbyist with a Spark
October 12, 2020 – Featured in today’s NJ.Com article “Cannabis Influencers: The Veteran Lobbyist with a Spark,” PorzioGov’s Lynn Nowak credits her clients and the issues she passionately fights for as well as her mentor, Nancy Becker, for igniting her spark throughout her career.
FY2021 Revised Proposed Budget Hearing Dates
September 1, 2020 – On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Senate and Assembly announced hearings dates on the proposed (revised) FY 2021 budget in September. Recall, that due to the public health crisis, Fiscal Year 2020 will end on September 30,
FY2021 Revised Proposed Budget Update
August 28, 2020 – On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy delivered his revised and shortened FY 2021 Budget to the State Legislature. In these unprecedented times, back in June, the Governor and Legislature passed a three-month budget from July to September 2020. They now need to adopt the remaining nine-month budget for October 2020-June 2021.