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Superintendents, education officials support Republican plan to fully fund schools and cut property taxes

TRENTON, N.J. – Facing more than $105 million in state aid cuts under Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget proposal, superintendents and school officials across New Jersey are supporting increased state aid under Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio’s plan to fully fund schools and cut property taxes. “Fairly funding schools means...

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McGuckin and Kanitra bill that addresses cyberattacks passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would strengthen cybersecurity in colleges and universities, sponsored by Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and Paul Kanitra, passed the Assembly Monday. Cyberattacks targeting schools are on the rise. The real-life implications were felt in January when an attack compromised essential network systems and forced the...

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Kean bill will provide game clock review in high-stakes high school games

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. – After an incorrect and unfair referee decision that led Camden to beat Manasquan in the Group 2 Semifinal Boys Basketball by 65-64, Assemblyman Sean Kean is introducing legislation that would provide game clock review in certain high stakes high school games. “With today’s technology, it...

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Fantasia and Inganamort introduce bills to address open border crisis

TRENTON, N.J. – The video and image went viral. Two New York City police officers were attacked by a migrant mob near Times Square on Jan. 27. Then the smug look of one alleged attacker as he flips his middle finger to cameras after being released without bail. Demands...

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McGuckin, Kanitra slam Murphy’s broken school funding formula

TRENTON, N.J. – There were no surprises for coastal Ocean and Monmouth school districts when the state released its school aid figures on Thursday. Every year for the last six years, many of the 17 districts represented by Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and Paul Kanitra have seen that aid slashed...

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Flynn, Scharfenberger applaud funding increases for Monmouth County schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Most school districts across northern Monmouth County as well as the county’s regional schools saw increases in their school state aid, Assembly members Gerry Scharfenberger and Vicky Flynn announced Thursday. Both Assembly members have advocated for fair state aid disbursements amid the devastating cuts brought on...

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North Jersey lawmakers propose funding to address Peckman River flooding

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Kristin Corrado, and Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Al Barlas introduced legislation Tuesday to fund projects that will prevent future devastating floods along the Peckman River. “Our job as legislators is to ensure our communities have the resources necessary and are as prepared as possible for...

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