Archive for Author: mriser

Munoz named N.J.’s legislative champion of business and economic growth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Nancy Munoz will be honored with the champion of business and economic growth legislative award at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s annual luncheon at the Hilton Meadowlands on Friday. The organization recognizes lawmakers who promote the interests of...

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Peterson calls for resignations at National School Boards Association, apology for alienating outspoken parents not enough

TRENTON, N.J. – A National School Boards Association letter equating parents speaking out against school district policies to domestic terrorism was followed by a subsequent apology to the board’s member organizations last week. Assemblyman Erik Peterson says the board’s response is self-serving as it has already had its effect...

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DiMaio calls Murphy out for trying to derail democracy

TRENTON, N.J. – The Joint Management Commission – comprising four legislative staff and four staff from the governor’s office – is considering limiting access to the state capitol complex for legislators, staff and the public if they are not vaccinated. Assemblyman John DiMaio said that infringes on the rights...

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Bramnick bill will stop storage units from disposing personal property without consent

TRENTON, N.J. – Flooded by calls from Scotch Plains self-storage customers who have been denied access to their personal belongings following Hurricane Ida, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is planning to introduce legislation to protect their property.  “Self-storage customers have a right to assess their own property to determine...

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Scharfenberger says stop teaching critical race theory and racism in GOP Reaction Couch video

TRENTON, N.J. – Freedom and opportunity were the building blocks on which this country was built, not racism, says Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger in the latest episode of the Assembly Republican Office’s GOP Reaction Couch. The Monmouth County legislator and college professor dismantles the lies of critical race theory –...

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Now law: Police prohibited from considering citation and arrest data in performance evaluations

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space’s bill that prohibits police departments from using the number of tickets issued or arrests made by officers in their performance evaluations was signed into law on Thursday. State law bans police departments from establishing arrest and ticket quotas, but agencies...

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Governor signs DeCroce bill expanding age discrimination protections to senior workforce

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill expanding age discrimination protections for working seniors was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. “Some seniors have to keep working because of New Jersey’s high cost of living, while others just find their careers very rewarding. Either way, their...

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