Archive for Tag: BettyLou DeCroce

DeCroce bill supporting PPE manufacturing and stockpiling passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A shortage of personal protective equipment at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be one of the state’s biggest public health challenges. A bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, preventing such a crisis and encouraging manufacturing in New Jersey passed the Assembly Commerce and...

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DeCroce bill to require state agencies seek fuel cell options in new purchasing passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill to require state agencies seeking to purchase new powered equipment such as cars, trucks, forklifts, and communications equipment must include in the request for proposals, provisions that allow for the consideration of items that are powered by fuel cells passed the Assembly...

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Dancer, DeCroce bill lowering cost of teachers’ health benefits passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to increase health care options and savings for teachers and other public education employees. Republican sponsors Ron Dancer and BettyLou DeCroce say the legislation helps everyone, including taxpayers. “When we can provide savings for public employees and taxpayers in one...

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DeCroce leads the way to improve internet access for people with disabilities

PARSIPANNY, N.J. – Noting that most government websites and those of elected officials do not have features in place that make the experience more friendly for users with disabilities, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce announced the relaunch of her own website during a Wednesday morning Zoom meeting with officials and advocates....

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Affordable child care is increasingly difficult to find as Murphy slowly lifts shutdown orders. Two Morris County lawmakers call for action.

TRENTON, N.J. – Many families have been scrambling to either do without child care or to try to find alternative care so they can work.  Assemblyman Brian Bergen and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce urged Gov. Phil Murphy to immediately open day care facilities across the state. “Businesses are starting to...

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DeCroce joins Piscopo in push to ‘Unlock New Jersey’

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce joined Joe Piscopo on New York City’s AM970 Monday to talk about the unintended consequences of Gov. Phil Murphy’s shutdown of most New Jersey businesses while explaining her plan for a safe reopening of the economy. “We have a very predictable chain reaction...

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Lawmakers and Morris County business owners launch campaign to ‘Unlock New Jersey’

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A group of Morris County business owners led by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Assemblyman Brian Bergen launched a petition seeking to force Gov. Phil Murphy to speed up his reopening plan. The group, called “Unlock New Jersey,” also presented Murphy with a proposal to responsibly and...

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DeCroce bill supporting manufacturing businesses, careers and education passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously passed a bill (A1431), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, that supports the growth of manufacturers in the state through education and workforce development. DeCroce, a member of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, said the bill will help educators shape programs...

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DeCroce, Dunn renew call for audit after Murphy adds millions to education spending

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen BettyLou DeCroce and Aura Dunn today renewed a call for an audit of all school funding in New Jersey in the wake of Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to add $336 million more to K-12 school spending and $83 million more in pre-K dollars. The two Assemblywomen...

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