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NJ Senator Gopal and Assemblywoman Speight to introduce 2 bills to address rising car thefts

New Jersey has the highest Indian American population of any U.S. state and U.S. county. Edison and Iselin areas of NJ are often regarded as ‘Little India’

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New Jersey State Senator Vin Gopal, D-Long Branch, and Assemblywoman Shanique Speight, D-Newark, have teamed up on two bills that would enhance punishments for car thieves and support preventive initiatives throughout New Jersey.

The bills will be introduced in the New Jersey Assembly by Speight in September. Speaking about the need for the bills, Senator Gopal said, “The surge in auto-thefts over the past two years threatens the property and safety of New Jersey residents and places an added strain on law enforcement.”

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