Archive for Tag: Aura Dunn

Bucco, Dunn say environmental justice bill will kill good jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Senator Anthony M. Bucco and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn voted against a bill today that would allow the state to determine where businesses can open. It excludes nearly 60 percent of the state, resulting in the loss of thousands of jobs and economic activity. “At a time...

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Dunn Bill helping college students access food assistance wins unanimous support in committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill helping economically disadvantaged college students qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program passed the Assembly Human Services Committee Monday. “These students are working hard to educate themselves and to build a better life for their future and they can’t be effective in...

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Dunn bill to ensure family in-person access to persons with developmental disabilities passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill to help families visit their loved ones with developmental disabilities living in facilities and residences overwhelmingly passed the Assembly Thursday by a vote of 75-0. The bill (A-4239) clarifies that families will have the ability to enjoy in-person visitation between a resident...

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How Muppet diplomacy prepared this NJ lawmaker to stand up for families in the state Assembly

 TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly Republican Office kicked off its summer biography series Thursday by releasing a mini-biography about Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. WATCH: Aura Dunn: I’ve been an advocate all my life | Biography Dunn, who represents the 25th legislative district, was sworn in as a member of...

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Disastrous MVC reopening could have been avoided – and can still be fixed – with GOP sponsored solution

TRENTON, N.J. – The first day of reopening for New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission resulted in chaos all over the state. “We warned the MVC and the Murphy administration this was coming weeks ago, but they dismissed our suggestions out of hand,” said Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-Bergen) who predicted...

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Assembly passes bill limiting restaurant delivery fees during state emergencies advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed legislation Monday sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Aura Dunn capping the fees charged by delivery services like Grubhub and Uber Eats during the public health crisis. “It’s a margin killer for many of our Main Street businesses,” said DiMaso (R-Monmouth). “They’re keeping...

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Dunn Tells state Labor commissioner, “Do your job, end the unemployment backlog!”

TRENTON, N.J. – Noting a thick stack of requests from desperate constituents who still cannot access unemployment benefits, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn demanded that Labor Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo redouble his efforts to fix a broken system. “Real people in my district and across New Jersey are hurting from the commissioner’s...

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DiMaso, Dunn bill limiting restaurant delivery fees during state emergencies advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Labor Committee advanced legislation Monday sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Aura Dunn capping the fees charged by delivery services like Grubhub and Uber Eats during the public health crisis. “It’s a margin killer for many of our Main Street businesses,” said DiMaso (R-Monmouth)....

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