BC-NJ–NJ Daybook, NJ

Associated Press New Jersey Daybook for Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

CHRISTIE/GUADAGNO SCHEDULE — The schedule for Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno follows. Gov. Chris Christie has no public schedule on Monday.

Noon. TRENTON — Guadagno participates in a “Wreaths Across America” ceremony. Steps, State House, 125 W. State St., Trenton.

Contacts: Michael Drewniak, 609-777-2600.

Colin Reed, 609-777-2600.

10 a.m. XGR–ASSEMBLY-TRANSPORATION COMMITTEE — The executive director of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Patrick J. Foye, and others are scheduled to testify before state lawmakers on the Assembly’s Transportation Committee, during a hearing about the authority’s decision to close several access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee from Monday through Friday, Sept. 9 to 13, without advance public notice.

Location: Committee room 11, fourth Floor, State House Annex, 125 W. State St., Trenton.

Contacts: Tom Hester Jr., 609-847-3500 or 609-213-5413 (cell).

Jennifer Sciortino, 609-847-3500.

10 a.m. PASCRELL SCHEDULE — St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Inc. President and CEO William A. McDonald, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. and health care advocates, officials and professionals discuss the federal health care overhaul during a meeting of the lawmaker’s Health Advisory Committee.

Location: Auditorium, use main lobby entrance, St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center, 703 Main St., Paterson.

Contacts: Thomas A. Pietrykoski, 973-523-5152 or 973-704-3736 (cell).

1 – 2 p.m. PALLONE SCHEDULE — Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., and the founding executive director and president of the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation, Lisa Yue, promote Pallone’s legislative proposal intended to increase awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in children, teenagers and young adults, titled the “Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools Act” or “Cardiomyopathy HEARTS Act,” during a news conference with relatives of a girl diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy.

Location: South Plainfield Middle School, 2201 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield.

Contacts: Ray Zaccaro, 202-225-4671 or 202-379-8815.

5:30 – 8 p.m. STOCKTON COLLEGE-GRADUATE RESEARCH — The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey holds a “Graduate Research Symposium.”

Note: 5:30 p.m. information session about the college’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies in the Campus Center’s theater followed by a 6 to 7 p.m. panel discussion about health careers in the Campus Center’s theater and a 6 to 8 p.m. display of research projects by about 90 graduate students in the Campus Center’s event room and meeting rooms.

Location: Campus Center, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway.

Contacts: Maryjane Briant, 609-652-4593.

7:30 p.m. RUTGERS-CHRIS MATTHEWS — The director of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics, Ruth B. Mandel, moderates a discussion with television news channel MSNBC host Chris Matthews as part of the university’s “Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series: Toward Better Citizenship.”

Location: Trayes Hall, Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 100 George St. (state Route 172), New Brunswick.

Contacts: Randi Chmielewski, 732-932-9384 ext. 230.

Steve Manas, 732-932-7084 ext. 612 or 732-991-7397 (cell).

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