Ramos Cuts Ribbon on Newly Expanded Healthcare Facility in North Ward

The article originally appeared on nj.com.

A newly expanded health center will focus on decreasing the city's infant mortality rate and improving women's health, officials who gathered its ribbon cutting ceremony said Thursday. NCHCribboncutting.png

Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. joined U.S. Reps. Albio Sires and Donald Payne Jr., Councilman-at-large Luis Quintana and others to cut a ribbon at the newly expanded Newark Community Health Centers. 

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Historic Street Signs for Forest Hill Thanks to Councilman Ramos

CliftonAv_TreadwellSt.jpgCoinciding with the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Forest Hill, the Forest Hill historic district is getting historic street signs thanks to an agreement negotiated by Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr.

The signs, which are larger than typical street signs and have the Forest Hill name as well as the city seal of Newark, are being paid for in part with a grant from PSE&G, which is also paying to replace trees throughout the Forest Hill neighborhood.

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Newark Unanimously Passes Wage Theft Law Co-Sponsored by Councilman Ramos

wagetheft.pngThe Newark City Council passed a law co-sponsored by Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. that will allow it to protect workers from having their wages stolen by employers.

The wage theft ordinance allows Newark to suspend or revoke business licenses of employers found to be in violation of state laws governing proper compensation for employees.

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