Archive for Category: Press Release

Panel approves Rooney bill protecting pet buyers from expensive leasing contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney’s legislation prohibiting the leasing of dogs and cats was approved today by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee. The bill (A4552/A4385) bans the leasing of pets as a violation of the consumer fraud law. Pet stores and breeders are pressed to sell puppies...

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Wirths, Space bill holds boarding house owners responsible for tenants’ disruptive behavior advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space revising the definition of landlord to include rooming and boarding house owners and operators was advanced today by the Assembly Housing Committee. The bill is an effort to hold boarding house owners responsible for disruptive behavior by...

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DePhillips bill prohibits governor from hiring state-contracted businesses to conduct investigations of governor and office

TRENTON, N.J. – Firms with ties to the governor or the state would be prohibited from being hired by the governor to investigate any allegations brought against the governor and administration under a bill introduced today by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips. “This is a simple, good government bill that we...

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DeCroce bill to protect young athletes from sudden death advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Automated external defibrillators will be required at all college athletic facilities under Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s legislation advanced today by the Higher Education Committee. “Defibrillators save lives,” said DeCroce. “If a person suffers a sudden cardiac attack the chance of survival increases exponentially when an automated shock...

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Bramnick calls on Murphy to declare a state of emergency to get NJ Transit commuters to work

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency to be able to take special action immediately and issued the following statement: “When people cannot get to work, that is an emergency. This may involve suspending the contracts and...

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Panel to discuss Bramnick bill ending insurance company pre-approvals for cancer treatment

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick prohibiting insurance companies from requiring pre-approvals for medical tests, treatments and prescriptions for cancer patients will be discussed in committee Thursday. “Over the last decade patient healthcare has been taken away from doctors and put in the...

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Bramnick concerned NJ taxpayers left out of Murphy’s first State of the State

TRENTON, N.J. – During the Republican Response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s first State of the State message, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) explains that Murphy has a big heart, but he ignores New Jersey’s fiscal realities. New Jersey is unaffordable and twice as many people are leaving than...

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Assembly Republicans react on social media to Murphy State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Criticism poured-in on social media from Republicans in the state Assembly after Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his first state of the state message to a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday. “Governor Murphy’s top NJ priorities for 2019 are increasing minimum wage and legalizing pot,” tweeted...

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