Archive for Author: NJ Assembly Republicans

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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Legislature advances DePhillips bill supporting manufacturing industry and jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Assembly and Senate voted to advance a bill dedicating funding to one of the most resilient industries during the coronavirus pandemic. The manufacturing industry has adapted to meet new demands by retooling operations, making personal protective equipment, and navigating disruptions in their supply chains....

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N.J. Assembly embraces digital currency, passes DePhillips bill

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly passed legislation Thursday to legalize cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges in New Jersey. The bill (A1178), sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips, clarifies that New Jersey corporations may use so-called “blockchain” technology to simplify recordkeeping requirements. “We need to use the technology at our disposal...

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Assembly moves Dancer bill protecting disabled veterans’ federal student loan debt from state income taxes

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly voted today to assure disabled veterans that their federally-discharged student loan debt would not be subject to state income taxes. Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors the bill (A803) codifying that New Jersey’s income tax exclusion for cancelled debt also applies to a disabled veteran’s federal...

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Stanfield’s bill publicizing Junior Firefighters regulations passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield bill requiring the director of fire safety to publicize regulations to train Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members passed the state Assembly. “We must ensure junior firefighters are aware of all the regulations put in place to keep them safe,” said Stanfield (R-Burlington). “We will...

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Dancer’s bill to extend deadline for annual school district audits advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill to extend the deadline for this year’s annual audit of school districts advanced from the Assembly Education Committee Thursday. The bill (A4603) extends the Dec. 5 completion deadline to not later than January 31, 2021, and the deadline for submission to the commissioner of...

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