Archive for Tag: Christopher P. DePhillips

Reforms would avoid public employee health benefit rate hikes, DePhillips says

TRENTON, N.J. – With the threat of health care rate hikes of up to 24% looming for public employees and retirees, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips says there is no better time than now to pass years-old reforms to health care benefits, lowering costs immediately and long term. “Clearly this is...

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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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Unexpected revenue windfall must benefit New Jerseyans now, DePhillips says

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey is in even better financial shape than first thought, with billions more in surplus than anticipated in Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed FY2023 budget. As such, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips is calling for the governor and legislature to provide New Jerseyans tax relief in this year’s budget....

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DePhillips, Corrado named to Legislature’s transportation committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, who is starting his third term serving New Jersey’s 40th Legislative District, has been appointed to sit on the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. Sen. Kristin Corrado, who also serves the same district, was named to the Senate Transportation Committee. “All...

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DePhillips bill to improve state emergency operations during pandemic outbreaks in long-term care system passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Asm. Christopher P. DePhillips creating a new resource center in the state health department to better prepare for and coordinate responses to public health emergencies like the Covid-19 pandemic. “The needless loss of lives in our state’s long...

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DePhillips: School districts should have immunity from COVID-19 lawsuits

TRENTON N.J. – When Gov. Phil Murphy closed all the schools in New Jersey due to the coronavirus pandemic, distance learning was implemented to make sure the educational process could continue.  Now that New Jersey has flattened the curve, school districts across the state are working diligently to ensure...

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