Archive for Author: jpeacock

Assembly passes Dancer bill allowing N.J. doctors to join interstate licensing compact

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, which will allow doctors to obtain a multi-state medical license, passed the Assembly Monday. Dancer’s bill (A1112) would allow New Jersey to enter the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, a group of 30 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam created in 2017. The Compact is an...

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Dancer bill to make school transfers easier for military families passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants school districts to waive requirements for proof of residency and allow military families to enroll children in school before relocating. His bill (A5694) allowing that was passed by the Assembly Monday. “It’s a stressful time for families when they receive relocation orders,”...

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Dancer’s bill hiking penalties for “stolen valor” heading to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer is calling for tough penalties for misrepresenting oneself as a member or veteran of the armed forces or organized militia. His bill setting new penalties passed the full Assembly Monday. His bill (A1121) would keep the current third-degree crime with a minimum fine...

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Dancer bill would help bring federal jobs and projects to New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – A Republican-backed bill that would create an office to advocate for permanent federal jobs and investments in New Jersey passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday. Assemblyman Ron Dancer is the prime sponsor of the bill (A2260). “The federal government creates jobs and projects throughout the country....

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Dancer’s bill hiking penalties for “stolen valor” passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer is calling for tough penalties for misrepresenting oneself as a member or veteran of the armed forces or organized militia. His bill setting new penalties was released by the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday. His bill (A1121) would keep the current third-degree crime with...

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Newly-elected Assemblywomen look forward to new and improved libraries in Monmouth

TRENTON, N.J. – Lawmakers-to-be Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are looking forward to seeing how libraries in Long Branch and Tinton Falls will evolve with new state funding from the N.J. Library Construction Fund, which bonded $125 million after being approved by public referendum in 2017. “This is a long-time...

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Dancer bill offering farms grant money for deer fencing clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that will provide matching grants to farmers to install deer fencing cleared the Assembly Agriculture Committee Thursday. The bill (A4232) expands the existing grant program to farms on unpreserved land, farms with sold or conveyed pinelands development credits, and farms located in sending...

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Dancer bill expanding in-state tuition for military families passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – More military family members would be eligible for in-state tuition under a bill that was released by the Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Thursday. Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill (A5692) would allow military spouses and dependents to pay in-state tuition for higher education if the service member...

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