Archive for Author: NJ Assembly Republicans

Banning police from polls fought by Republican lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrat-led state Assembly passed legislation Thursday that would bar police officers from being stationed within 100 feet of a polling place after a fiery debate initiated by Republicans. Republicans blasted the bill for demonizing police. Watch: Wirths challenges ban on police near polling locations“I think...

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WATCH: Independent hearing to examine Murphy administration’s handling of nursing, veterans homes during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips joined a GOP panel Friday to investigate Gov. Phil Murphy’s Covid response at nursing homes which lead to nearly 8,000 deaths. Other Republican lawmakers participating in the probe were Sens. Joe Pennacchio, Kristin Corrado, Declan O’Scanlon, Michael Testa, and...

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Bramnick statement on death of Sen. Gerald Cardinale

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a statement following the announcement of Sen. Gerald Cardinale’s passing: “Senator Cardinale was a force in the Republican party and the state Legislature,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “With more than five decades of distinguished public service he leaves a lasting mark...

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Coughlin, Bramnick issue statement on protests planned for January 17

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-Middlesex) and Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) issued a statement Wednesday regarding planned protests in Trenton and other state capitols throughout the United States. “The right of residents to peaceably assemble is an essential aspect of our democracy,” the two...

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Bramnick marks Veterans Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick released a statement Wednesday commemorating Veterans Day. “Defending democracy is paramount,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “Today, we take time to honor the brave and selfless Americans who have served in the United States Armed Forces: soldiers, sailors, Airmen, Marines, Guardsmen, and Merchant...

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