Archive for Author: NJ Assembly Republicans

Lawmakers propose amendment to guarantee in-person voting

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson plan to introduce an amendment to the state constitution that prevents changes to future elections like those imposed this year. The 30th District lawmakers said they wanted to head-off attempts to make permanent any changes to...

Read More

Indoor sports should mean expanded indoor dining, says Bergen

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday allowing indoor contact sports, such as basketball and hockey, to resume as long as capacity is limited to 25 percent. The stated reason for capacity limits is to enforce social distancing, but sports require constant close contact with...

Read More

Bramnick to introduce constitutional amendment preserving in-person voting

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick announced Tuesday his plans to introduce a state constitutional amendment to make it more difficult to block in-person voting. “One-party rule in Trenton has decided to reject in-person voting in New Jersey,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “We need a constitutional amendment that...

Read More

Spit in a cop’s food or drink? That could be a felony under Dancer bill.

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation to deter people from repeating the vile act of spitting into a police officer’s food or drink. In July, the Park Ridge Police Department received an anonymous tip that Kevin Trejo, a Starbucks employee, was spitting into the coffee of...

Read More

Unemployed poll worker wages protected under Schepisi bill

TRENTON, N.J. – An unprecedented election season amid a global pandemic and staggering joblessness motivated Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to draft legislation that would encourage the unemployed to work on behalf of the boards of election. “We don’t only need poll workers willing to work on Election Day, but we...

Read More

Dancer wants to safeguard personal information stored at MVC

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to safeguard personal information from identity theft and has introduced a bill that would protect the personal information stored by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Dancer’s bill would require the MVC to encrypt all data transmitted by the commission. “The MVC...

Read More

Dancer and Rooney to Murphy: It’s time to be a team player

TRENTON, N.J. – Ice hockey players are feeling the cold shoulder from Gov. Phil Murphy. Now that New Jersey has authorized gyms, indoor dining and entertainment venues to resume operations with proper safety precautions, Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Kevin J. Rooney are calling on the governor to allow athletes...

Read More

Bramnick schools Murphy for bringing home ‘F’ on fiscal-policy report card

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick pointed to a Cato Institute report card released Monday that ranked Gov. Phil Murphy among the worst seven governors in the United States when it comes to fiscal management. The report, entitled the Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2020,...

Read More