April 16, 2020 – Governor Murphy has signed into law a bill that requires virtual or remote instruction days be counted towards the 180-day school requirement during certain emergencies.
Porzio Governmental Affairs Ranked Among Top Five Lawyer-Lobbyists in NJ for 2019, according to New Jersey Law Journal
April 13, 2020 – The New Jersey Law Journal released its list of the top 2019 New Jersey lawyer-lobbyist firms by revenue, ranking Porzio Governmental Affairs (PGA) as one of the top five in the state. Receipts for PGA increased by 10% from 2018 and placed PGA fifth among lawyer-lobbying firms.
NJ Cannabis Insider: The Road to Legalization Conference
March 10, 2020 – Porzio Governmental Affairs lobbyist, Lynn M. Nowak is a confirmed panelist for the upcoming NJ Cannabis Insider: The Road to Legalization, New Jersey’s premier cannabis business and networking conference. The
Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco Featured in “Trenton two-step: Women lobbyists see next generation coming along”
December 17, 2020 – Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco featured in ROI-NJ article titled, “Trenton two-step: Women lobbyists see next generation coming along — but not necessarily breaking the mold.”
PGA’s Lynn Nowak Quoted in NJ Cannabis Insiders Article
December 2, 2019 – According to Lynn Nowak, “I’d say I’d be thankful the bill is still a topline discussion in the Legislature. It’s not fading away, it’s not being ignored. And the passage of the expanded medical bill, but that seems like a long time ago.”
Porzio’s Family of Companies Receive Community Impact Award
November 22, 2019 – On November 21, 2019, Porzio and its family of companies received the Community Impact Award from the Arc of New Jersey.
NJ Cannabis Insider Meetup
November 20, 2020 – After a day at the NJ League of Municipalities conference, join NJ Cannabis Insider for a drink at Rhythm & Spirits for some serious networking and insight into the latest opportunities with medical marijuana expansion and possible legalization over the next few weeks.
Governor Murphy Signs Expansion of NJ’s Medical Marijuana Program
July 9. 2019 – On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law a long-awaited expansion of NJ’s medical marijuana program.
Cannabis & Disabilities: Emerging Issues & Answers
April 5, 2019 – Porzio Governmental Affairs Executive Vice President Lynn Nowak presented as part of a panel at the Cannabis & Disabilities: Emerging Issues & Answers Seminar. She provided an Update on the Political Landscape in New Jersey.
Legislation Eliminating Red Tape for State’s Audiologists Signed Into Law
March 18, 2019 – On March 18, 2019, Governor Murphy signed S746/A3045 into law. Initiated by longtime PGA client, the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association (NJSHA), this legislation allows audiologists to dispense hearing aids by virtue of their audiology license without having to obtain a separate license to perform that function.