Archive for Category: video

VIDEO: Republicans preview Murphy’s budget disaster in latest release

TRENTON, N.J. – In a world fraught with inflation and profligate government spending, with 9 million souls’ futures teetering on the fiscal cliff, three Republican legislators unite to deliver a message of warning, and hope, before Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget address Feb. 27. These leaders—John DiMaio, Christopher DePhillips and...

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VIDEO: Kanitra wants answers to Trenton’s skyrocketing spending

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Paul Kanitra wants to know how the hell it happened. How does a state budget explode nearly 60% in five short years, from $34.6 billion in 2018 to $54.3 billion today? That’s the question Kanitra poses in his inaugural video, released by the Assembly Republican...

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Matsikoudis testifies in favor of grief education bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis’ testimony before the Assembly Education Committee on Thursday spoke to the critical importance of teaching students about grief, an experience that became more common for children during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Improving access to these critical life skills for students in grades 8 through...

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Veterans testify against bill giving state contract preference to only women-owned veteran businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – “Do not divide veterans by gender,” said veterans during the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Thursday as they testified against a bill giving businesses owned by women veterans state contract preferences. Reaffirming his position as detailed in an op-ed published Thursday, U.S. Army veteran and...

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“Unsolved Mysteries” parody seeks to reveal sponsors of state spending resolutions

TRENTON, N.J. – Shrouded in secrecy for almost seven weeks, Assembly Republicans attempt to finally reveal the undisclosed sponsors of costly budget resolutions by parodying the popular TV series “Unsolved Mysteries.” In the spoof, a Robert Stack-like voice asks, “What is the Pompidou and why should it cost taxpayers...

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VIDEO: Guardian defies odds so Atlantic County wins

TRENTON, N.J. – From church leaders within his Roman Catholic faith to his scoutmasters brought up in the Great Depression, the mentors in Assemblyman Don Guardian’s young life shaped the man he would become, teaching him the importance of hard work, perseverance, and community service. The son of Croatian...

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VIDEO: Something’s fishy along the coast of New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – An unusual cluster of whale deaths. An incurious governor moving full steam ahead despite public cries to stop offshore wind exploration. This whale of a tale of technology versus nature is the topic of this “<Three” video released Wednesday by the Assembly Republican Office. ...

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Republicans dissect bad policies in new YouTube series

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican staffers dismantle bad policies coming from the majority party in a new weekly YouTube series, “<Three.” The first video released Aug. 2 features Assembly Republican Office legislative analyst Reina Smrdelj discussing the so-called school supply tax holiday, a gimmick that will not deliver real...

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He did it again! GOP releases viral video on Murphy’s budget message mess

TRENTON, N.J. – In a video released Tuesday that mocks Gov. Phil Murphy’s record gubernatorial budget message extensions, the New Jersey Assembly Republicans borrow a line made famous by Britney Spears to convey the governor’s unapologetic disregard for a statutorily-mandated process.  WATCH: Governor Murphy’s Budget Message Mess Although...

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