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post #1 of 15
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For any bakers living in NJ, this is for you!!! Please join us as we fight to get the Cottage Law passed in NJ!!!

Here is the bill: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsByNumber.asp

Please contact your legislator and let them know you support this bill. Find your legislator here:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/legsearch.asp

And join the Facebook group for updates by Grace who has worked so hard to push this through!
http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=109736749672
post #2 of 15
Thank you so much, Suzanne.

I just want to make one correction. As of yesterday, March 6, 2011 the new FB page to use for all updates can be found here:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/NJ-Home-Bakers-Bill/177330845646404

Please stop by and lend your support. If we're going to make this happen, it's going to take more than just a few people. Thanks.
-Grace

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The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
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-Grace

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- Billy Joel
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post #3 of 15
Thank you Grace for all your hard work. I sent Senator Weinberg an email but haven't heard back yet.
post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by pattycakesnj

Thank you Grace for all your hard work. I sent Senator Weinberg an email but haven't heard back yet.



You're welcome and thanks for sending off that email. icon_smile.gif
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
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-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
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post #5 of 15
Good luck NJ Cakers!!!
post #6 of 15
Thanks, jjsweetdesign!
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
post #7 of 15
Hi, All.

Just found out today that on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 the NJ Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee will be hearing S2734 - Permits sale of home-baked goods under certain circumstances. The hearing will take place in Trenton at the State House Annex. I believe this is the address: State House Annex Welcome Center, 125 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 777-2719. (I will double check on this.)

Please, please, please, if you can make it there, we need your support. I know it's short notice, but we knew it would be that way.

Either right outside the room, or right inside, there are slips of paper that you can fill out stating whether you're for or against the bill, briefly state why, and whether you want to testify (if you'd like to, they ask that you keep it brief - about 5 minutes). You can also bring written testimony (you'll need about 20 copies) and they need to be handed in before the hearing begins. It's scheduled for 1pm, but usually starts a bit late. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT to BE THERE and LET ME KNOW IF YOU'RE COMING. I'd like to see how many supporters will be there. Please e-mail me at SPFCakes@yahoo.com to let me know.

THIS IS IMPORTANT and we NEED to show them there are NUMEROUS supporters out there that want this bill passed!

Also, I found out today that Assemblyman Vincent Prieto (Domocrat) District 32, last week dropped/introduced the companion bill A4307!! I have calls in to my district's Assemblypeople asking them to co-sponsor this, please ask your district's Asm/Asw. to do the same!! (Remember to check to see who your representative is since redisctricting took place this past year).

- Grace

P.S. Don't forget to follow us for news and updates on Twitter.com/NJHomeBakerBill and/or www.facebook.com/NJHomeBakersBill
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
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-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
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post #8 of 15
Great news, neighbor. Your New York friends are rooting for you, keep us all posted!

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post #9 of 15
Thanks, MimiFix.
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
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-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
post #10 of 15
This is good news. I will be there to lend my support.

Looking at the response to this and fb where are all of the new jersey decorators. Supporting this can only help us. This is not a good time to sit back and wait on others.
post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by sweetie112

This is good news. I will be there to lend my support.

Looking at the response to this and fb where are all of the new jersey decorators. Supporting this can only help us. This is not a good time to sit back and wait on others.



I think CC needs a "Like" button. icon_wink.gif

Thanks, Sweetie!!
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
post #12 of 15
Thanks for spearheading this! I will have a better idea this weekend if I can physically attend but will do my best to lend support to the cause.
post #13 of 15
Way to go New Jersey!!!
post #14 of 15
I can't stress enough the importance of having people who support our bill present at the committee hearing on Monday. Please, please, please join us at the State House Annex, 125 West State St., Trenton, Committee Room 1, 1st Floor at 2pm.

Please let me know if you're going to show up by e-mailing me at SPFCakes@yahoo.com.

Thanks. I know I can count on all of you to help this bill through even though the end of the session is right around the corner (technically, early Jan., but more realistically in late Dec.).


Thanks, SweetCakesCT!
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
-Grace

"Shades of grey wherever I go;
The more I find out the less that I know."
- Billy Joel
"What color's the icing in your world?" - Me
Reply
post #15 of 15
Does anyone know whats going on with this? I had sign a petition on this but don't know if anything happened.
Karen
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