Archive for Tag: Chris DePhillips

Bill that modernizes contractor payroll certification signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bipartisan bill that will streamline submissions of public work contractors’ payrolls was signed into law Wednesday. Current law only requires those contractors submit written payroll records to the Department of Labor and the contract-awarding public body. The bill (S1442/A5345), sponsored by Assemblymen Ned Thomson, Christopher...

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Bill that modernizes contractor payroll certification passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Friday passed a bill that will streamline submissions of public work contractors’ payrolls. Current law only requires those contractors submit written payroll records to the Department of Labor and the contract-awarding public body. The bill (S1442/A5345), sponsored by Assemblymen Ned Thomson and Christopher...

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Affordable housing bills advanced yesterday ignore renters, says DePhillips. ‘There’s a better way.’

TRENTON, N.J. – While rent is increasing at record paces in New Jersey and far above the national average, the state Assembly isn’t taking action to provide more relief for renters, despite considering a slate of bills intended to make housing more affordable Thursday. Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips says helping renters...

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DePhillips and Rooney bill would help residents weather the storm

TRENTON, N.J. – Ahead of what Farmers’ Almanac is predicting to be a snowy and cold winter for New Jersey, the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee held a hearing on a measure (A108) that would ensure customers receive high-quality service from their utilities. Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, a prime...

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At first committee hearing, GOP lawmakers push back hard against Democrat plans to delay allocating legislative power with redistricting

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans in the Assembly Judiciary Committee pushed back against a Democrat plan to amend the state constitution to delay legislative redistricting until after the 2021 general election if the U.S. Census does not certify the state’s new population numbers by February 15, 2021.  “This is a...

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Review and replace the unemployment system, says DePhillips

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips will introduce a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy to require the state Labor Department to make recommendations within two weeks on how to replace the state’s decades-old computer system that is struggling to handle the flood of insurances claims. “It is unacceptable...

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