• Push underway to shift animal welfare from SPCA to counties

    One year ago - By Topix

    A state lawmaker interested in revamping how New Jersey enforces its animal welfare laws says legislation will be ready in a week and is likely to be passed before the term ends in early January. The Senate Economic Growth Committee held a hearing for two and a half hours Monday about the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which was subject of a scathing report in October from the State Commission of Investigation .
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