Archive for Tag: Christopher DePhillips

North Jersey lawmakers propose funding to address Peckman River flooding

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Kristin Corrado, and Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Al Barlas introduced legislation Tuesday to fund projects that will prevent future devastating floods along the Peckman River. “Our job as legislators is to ensure our communities have the resources necessary and are as prepared as possible for...

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State support for Walker home in North Caldwell could be coming

TRENTON, N.J. – Supporting North Caldwell’s efforts to preserve its history, Sen. Kristin Corrado, and Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and Al Barlas introduce legislation that would provide $500,000 towards the restoration of the Walker family home at Walker’s Park.  “Walker’s Park is a landmark of the North Caldwell community where...

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DePhillips: Murphy serves up corporate business tax hike lite to satisfy appetite for spending

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips denounced Gov. Phil Murphy’s rebranded corporate surtax, announced as a transit fee in Tuesday’s budget message, and said applying it to higher earning businesses will still have devastating consequences for the state’s economy. “Make no mistake, this so-called transit fee is the corporate...

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VIDEO: Republicans preview Murphy’s budget disaster in latest release

TRENTON, N.J. – In a world fraught with inflation and profligate government spending, with 9 million souls’ futures teetering on the fiscal cliff, three Republican legislators unite to deliver a message of warning, and hope, before Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget address Feb. 27. These leaders—John DiMaio, Christopher DePhillips and...

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Assembly GOP leaders talk taxes, spending and Murphy’s upcoming budget

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio and Conference Leader Christopher DePhillips denounced balancing the state budget through tax and fare hikes in advance of Gov. Phil Murphy’s seventh budget message on Thursday. A budget deficit, shrinking tax revenue, inflation and a loss of federal aid has Democrats...

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Murphy’s fare hike wipes out the only thing he did for NJ Transit riders, says DePhillips

TRENTON, N.J. – NJ Transit’s proposed 15% fare increase is tantamount to increasing fares by nearly 3% since Gov. Phil Murphy took office, and Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips wants people to know it. “After years of taking credit for no fare hikes, the Murphy administration is not only raising fees,...

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Assembly Republicans announce leadership

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman John DiMaio was elected by Assembly Republicans on Tuesday to continue as minority leader.   “I am honored to be entrusted again this year to lead the Assembly Republicans. We have a lot of work to do to restore good government to the state of New...

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DePhillips denounces Dems’ plan to extend corporate tax surcharge

TRENTON, N.J. – The top Democrat in the Senate last week suggested extending a corporate surtax during the lame duck session to fund NJ Transit, which Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips called predictable, but devastating for New Jersey’s economy. DePhillips, a longtime sponsor of legislation to cut the corporate business tax,...

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Assembly Republicans reelect DiMaio as Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman John DiMaio was elected by Assembly Republicans on Thursday to continue as minority leader. “I am honored my colleagues have entrusted me  to continue to lead our caucus as we fight for this great state and our policies that put people ahead of politics,” said...

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DePhillips renews push for legislative oversight of education changes

TRENTON, N.J. – Following the State Board of Education’s controversial changes to the state’s school equity code, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips is renewing his push for legislative oversight of the process. When revisions to the state’s English and math learning standards were proposed this May, DePhillips introduced a bill (A5456)...

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