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SENATE PASSES MAJOR AIA-NJ LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE

July 1, 2014

SENATE PASSES MAJOR AIA-NJ LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE Bill now moves to Governor Christie’s desk Last night, the New Jersey State Senate unanimously passed A2025, a AIA-NJ-supported bill that grants immunity from liability for certain professional services rendered during emergencies under certain circumstances. The bill was also unanimously passed by the Assembly in May, with the support Read More

Regional Recovery Workshop – Second Workshop in Series

March 6, 2014

When:     8:30 AM – 4:00 PM MONDAY, MARCH 31 Where:   New York Institute of Technology – School of Architecture and Design, Old Westbury, New York. Register to Attend:  Please Click here to RSVP This day long workshop is geared for stakeholders across the four state region working in coastal communities at all scales of Read More

BILL TO HELP IMPROVE RESPONSE TO THE NEXT SUPERSTORM SANDY RELEASED BY ASSEMBLY PANEL

February 25, 2014

GREENWALD, MORIARTY & CHIVUKULA BILL TO HELP IMPROVE RESPONSE TO THE NEXT SUPERSTORM SANDY RELEASED BY ASSEMBLY PANEL (TRENTON) – An Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty and Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula to improve the state’s ability to respond to large-scale natural disasters. “Whether it is tornadoes Read More

Resilient Designs Down the Shore

November 7, 2013

Resilient Design Roundtables Sponsored by the Center for Resilient Design New Jersey Institute of Technology   Design experts and other development professionals will present ideas for (re)building in a resilient manner. Federal, state and local officials have been invited to raise questions and present viewpoints. Students and faculty are encouraged to attend. Open to all Wednesday, Read More

Disaster Recovery with Good Samaritan Bill

October 29, 2013

Watch video taken at news conference held Monday, October 28, 2013, on the need for Good Samaritan legislation in New Jersey on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Majority Leader Greenwald on Improving Future Disaster Response, Recovery with Good Samaritan Bill (A-3694) See video here:  http://vimeo.com/78010727

Proposed Good Samaritan Legislation in Response to Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2013

Members of AIA-NJ were at the NJ State House today in support of Good Samaritan legislation. Reprinted from: News From The Assembly Democrats GREENWALD: GOOD SAMARITAN LAW NEEDED TO IMPROVE RESPONSE TO THE NEXT SUPERSTORM SANDY (TRENTON) — Joined by professional experts the day before the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy making landfall in Read More

Post Sandy Symposium – A View From the Students

August 16, 2013

By John M. Desousa, Sabrina Raia, and Brittany Locke As students of NJIT, we have joined AIAS to network and attend events that challenge us to think of our future. The Post Sandy regional event dealt with the realities of the storm and presented the action suggested for architects to take in the event of Read More

Viewpoint of Post-Sandy: The Effect of the Urban

July 12, 2013

NJIT on Tuesday, July 9th hosted a unique event Post-Sandy.  Attendee Mindy Thompson Fullilove wrote the following recap for Rooflines: The Shelterforce Blog. Below is excerpts from her writing, click on link to read the full article. Where’s the Map for Social Inequity? I spent the day at a workshop on July 9 called, “Post-Sandy: The Effect Read More

Post Sandy: the effect on the URBAN

June 12, 2013

  AIA Regional Recovery Working Group    AIA New York | AIA New Jersey | AIA Connecticut | AIA Rhode Island Post Sandy: the effect on the URBAN Newark Symposium & Workshop Who: This event is open to anyone When: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Where: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Weston Hall, Gallery, Newark, New Jersey Time: Read More

Block Grant Disaster Recovery Action Plan – Update 3/13/2013

March 14, 2013

The Christie Administration unveiled its proposed Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Action Plan, which outlines how the State plans to utilize $1,829,520,000 in federal funding. Excerpts are below – Read the full article with this link to the state site:  http://www.state.nj.us/governor/news/news/552013/approved/20130312c.html Helping Families Return To Their Homes: Assisting homeowners in the reconstruction, rehabilitation, and elevation Read More

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