Archive for Category: Video

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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DePhillips defends religious freedom in vaccination fight

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips backed retaining a religious exemption to school vaccine requirements at an Assembly session Monday.  WATCH: DePhillips defends religious freedom in vaccination fight. “This unconstitutional legislation attempts to write freedom of religion out of the law,” DePhillips (R-Bergen) said before the vote. “In America,...

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Peterson tells Democrats to prioritize law-abiding citizens instead of illegal immigrants

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed a bill (S3229/A4743) along party lines to give illegal immigrants living in New Jersey the ability to obtain driver’s licenses, permits and identification cards through the Motor Vehicle Commission. Assemblyman Erik Peterson said this is another example of Democrats pandering...

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Republican leadership criticizes Murphy’s extreme agenda for failing families and taxpayers

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and newly-elected Republican leadership held a press conference to discuss Gov. Phil Murphy’s extreme policies that overwhelmed the voting session today and fail to address any real concerns. WATCH: Republican leadership criticizes Murphy’s extreme agenda for failing families and taxpayers

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Senate advances Dancer resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I

TRENTON, N.J. – The Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee approved a joint resolution Thursday, sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I and New Jersey’s contribution to the war effort. “As the years pass, we need...

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