Archive for Category: Video

Space stresses need for specifics in state’s plan to reopen economy

SPARTA, N.J. – Following Assemblyman Parker Space’s comments that the governor’s plan to restart the state’s economy was more of a road block than a road back, he issued an online petition and video calling for concrete plans to reopen businesses and get people back to work. WATCH: Parker...

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How to sew a coronavirus face mask with Assemblywoman Munoz

SUMMIT, N.J. – Sitting at her home sewing machine, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz shares how to make face masks during the coronavirus outbreak in a new video released today. A retired licensed registered nurse, Munoz has been volunteering to help health care workers on the frontlines through her county’s emergency...

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Scharfenberger releases coronavirus PSA: We must continue to stay strong

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger released a PSA urging New Jersey residents to heed the advice of health officials and practice social distancing to stop the spread of the coronavirus and “flatten the curve.” “The coronavirus has greatly impacted our world and we must continue to stay strong...

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Munoz offers solutions to nurse staffing shortages in video

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the Assembly’s most knowledgeable members on health care, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, proposed two bills to combat the nurse staffing shortages that are being exacerbated by an aging population and now the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, New Jersey...

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Bramnick pushes MVC to extend office hours and deadlines to accommodate drivers

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – From the Springfield motor vehicle agency, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick addressed the long lines awaiting drivers around the state. He called on Gov. Phil Murphy to accommodate drivers by increasing the hours at local agencies, opening satellite offices and extending the expiration date of current...

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Wirths’ climate and cost friendly amendment to food waste bill rejected by Dems

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths advocated to improve alternative energy sources and reduce costs for counties, towns, colleges, restaurants and other businesses before a vote requiring large food waste generators like the aforementioned to recycle. Democrats rejected his goodwill attempt to be more environmentally and cost friendly. “I...

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Bramnick addresses Assembly members at reorganization ceremony

TRENTON, N.J. – In his reorganization ceremony speech marking the 219th Legislative Session, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick condemned the epidemic of hatred and violence, and noted several Republican priorities including lowering taxes, capping state spending, stopping court-mandated high-density housing and addressing New Jersey’s debt.  WATCH: Bramnick addresses Assembly...

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GOP leaders say Murphy failed taxpayers in second State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s second State of the State message, Assembly Republican leaders responded by saying his progressive agenda doesn’t address the real concerns of taxpayers who can no longer afford to live in the state. Since Murphy took office, taxes have been raised by more...

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Peterson pushes amendment to protect integrity of voting system

TRENTON, N.J. – Ahead of the Assembly’s vote on the illegal immigrant driver’s license legislation (S3229/A4743), Assemblyman Erik Peterson (R-Hunterdon) proposed an amendment to prevent voter fraud opportunities. WATCH: Peterson pushes amendment to protect integrity of voting system  “The Motor Vehicle Administrator came before our committee and she testified...

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