Archive for Category: Press Release

NJ lawmaker releases shocking illegal immigration video and report

TRENTON, N.J. –  Following his research trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, Assemblyman Paul Kanitra released a new video and report today detailing the size, scope and cost of New Jersey’s illegal immigration crisis. “During my border trip, judges, border patrol agents and Texas state troopers unequivocally stated that our...

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Sauickie seeks to shift ‘wasteful’ French art museum funding to schools

TRENTON, N.J. – As Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration threatens to pull millions in funding for the proposed French art museum in Jersey City, Assemblyman Alex Sauickie is renewing his calls to reallocate that aid to schools. “I’ve been calling out this wasteful spending since I first reviewed a state budget...

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Bergen blasts NJBIA for sales tax increase advocacy

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen challenged the NJBIA’s policy positions and attacked its advocacy efforts on Wednesday after they suggested an increase in the state sales tax rate to 7% as a solution to NJ Transit’s budget deficit. During a press conference on Tuesday, Michele Siekerka, president of...

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DiMaio says sales tax hike just as bad for business as transit fee

TRENTON, N.J. – Raising the sales tax to fund NJ Transit’s budget deficit is a proposal staunchly opposed by Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio. Lobbyists pitched the idea of raising the tax from 6.625% to 7% to replace Gov. Phil Murphy’s corporate transit fee that will fund NJ Transit...

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Fantasia defends girls’ sports, safe spaces for females in Roxbury schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Dawn Fantasia spoke in defense of protecting safe spaces for females and hard-won advances in girls-only sports at the Roxbury Board of Education meeting Monday. The Board was considering whether to abolish its transgender student policy, which allowed males who identify as females to participate...

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Assembly passes Inganamort bill expanding NJ’s accessible transportation options

TRENTON, N.J. – A pilot program that allows popular rideshare companies to transport New Jersey residents with disabilities in place of NJ Transit’s Access Link van could become permanent through a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Michael Inganamort and passed by the Assembly on Monday. The bill (A2607) allows NJ...

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Sauickie, Kanitra introduce bill to restore school state aid cuts

TRENTON, N.J. – State aid cuts enacted under the school funding formula known as S2 have devastated dozens of districts across the state, Assemblymen Alex Sauickie and Paul Kanitra say. A bill they introduced Monday aims to restore that aid by appropriating $210.1 million to disburse to schools that previously...

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NJ lawmaker announces illegal immigration report, research trip to southern border

TRENTON, N.J. – In a video released Friday, Assemblyman Paul Kanitra promises to provide New Jersey residents with a comprehensive illegal immigration report following his research trip to the southern border with the Center for Immigration Studies. WATCH: NJ immigration crisis is far worse than you think “Our sanctuary...

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