Archive for Tag: Christoper DePhillips

Legislature advances DePhillips bill supporting manufacturing industry and jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Assembly and Senate voted to advance a bill dedicating funding to one of the most resilient industries during the coronavirus pandemic. The manufacturing industry has adapted to meet new demands by retooling operations, making personal protective equipment, and navigating disruptions in their supply chains....

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N.J. Assembly embraces digital currency, passes DePhillips bill

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly passed legislation Thursday to legalize cryptocurrencies and crypto exchanges in New Jersey. The bill (A1178), sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips, clarifies that New Jersey corporations may use so-called “blockchain” technology to simplify recordkeeping requirements. “We need to use the technology at our disposal...

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DePhillips calls on Murphy to reopen libraries

TRENTON, N.J. – Since Governor Phil Murphy lifted his stay at home order, many businesses find themselves slowly starting to reopen. While barbershops and child care centers can soon resume operations, institutions like libraries have been overlooked and remain closed. Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips wants to fix this oversight and is...

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Ensuring July and August graduations good but allowing June ceremonies better say GOP lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – A group of Republican lawmakers are pointing out that Gov. Phil Murphy has made a mess of high school graduations and that the problems for students, parents and schools continue despite an Assembly bill addressing an insurance problem. “Governor Murphy has made a mess of graduations,...

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Disappointed with relief-lacking board list, GOP lawmakers offer help to renters and businesses struggling during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – The financial impact of the coronavirus crisis is hitting tenants and landlords alike, but the three bills scheduled for votes in the state Legislature Monday do very little to help renters. Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Brian Bergen are teaming to get renters real relief. They introduced...

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Governor signs DePhillips bill giving judges a say in their pension investments

TRENTON N.J. – The governor signed Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips’ bill (A5427/S3871) that adds a member of the Retired Judges Association of New Jersey to the State Investment Council, which oversees the investments of seven pension funds including those for police and firemen, prison officers, judges, teachers and public employees. While...

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DePhillips: Driving is a privilege not a right

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips slammed Democrats for fast-tracking legislation (A4743) that would allow illegal immigrants the ability to obtain driver’s licenses and identification through the Motor Vehicle Commission.  “The Democrats are devaluing American citizenship by allowing those who broke the law to live in New Jersey to...

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DePhillips renews push to remove state property-tax deduction cap after SALT ruling

WYCKOFF, N.J. – After a federal ruling yesterday dismissed cases to rescind the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips said that if Governor Murphy and Democrats were sincere about eliminating the cap on state and local taxes, then they should do it in New...

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Murphy signs DePhillips bill increasing angel-investor tax credit

TRENTON, N.J. – Tech startups in the state will see increased support thanks to a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips and signed into law by Gov. Murphy yesterday. The bipartisan legislation, A5604, increases the angel-investor tax credit from 10 percent to 20 percent. “Emerging technology businesses and...

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