Archive for Tag: Antwan McClellan

GOP lawmakers fume as Murphy administration absent (again) at hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – Five Republican lawmakers expressed frustration Wednesday after the Murphy administration did not testify during Assembly hearings examining the response of utility companies to massive power outages during Tropical Storm Isaias. “It’s unconscionable for any administration to refuse to answer questions from constituents who have reached out...

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South Jersey lawmakers call for federal monitor of primary election amid recent scandals

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey lawmakers, Sen. Mike Testa and Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen called upon the U.S. attorney for New Jersey to monitor the state’s upcoming primary elections on July 7.  The lawmakers also introduced a resolution Monday in the Assembly (ACR185) calling for fair and legal...

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As Murphy’s soccer team resumes practice, South Jersey lawmakers urge him to restart youth sports and spur small business survival

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state’s youth sports leagues for the summer season after he cleared professional teams to resume activities noting the immense benefits this action would provide to local businesses which have...

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Lawmakers propose measure to aid farmers and the hungry during coronavirus pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Farmers across America without schools, hotels and restaurants to buy their food are being forced to dump millions of gallons of milk, mulch produce back into the soil, and smash hundreds of thousands of eggs. As mandatory shutdowns leave farmers with few options and hundreds of...

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Cape May legislators call on MVC to modify operations in response to wait times

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick’s press conference on the long lines at the Springfield motor vehicle agency, Cape May County legislators, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan, are confirming similar issues in the southern portion of the state. “Two constituents have contacted...

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Simonsen, McClellan call on governor to rein in spending and stand up for South Jersey

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s $41 billion proposed budget announcement, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are calling on the governor to operate under a 2 percent spending cap and consider South Jersey residents in budget negotiations. Municipalities have been subject to a 2...

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Simonsen and McClellan call out Murphy and AG over sanctuary state status with U.S. Attorney

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan slammed New Jersey’s sanctuary state policies and Gov. Phil Murphy’s politically-motivated agenda in a letter to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. “We have grave concerns over the politically-motivated agenda disguised as policy,” said Simonsen (R-Cape May). “The current policies in place are...

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Simonsen, McClellan plead with DOT to delay road closures ahead of Trump rally

CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, N.J. – With tens of thousands of people planning to travel to Wildwood Tuesday, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan have called on Gov. Phil Murphy’s top appointee at the Department of Transportation to reopen Rt. 47 to traffic ahead of President Donald Trump’s rally at...

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