Archive for Tag: Craig Coughlin

There are more important things than marijuana, says Bergen

TRENTON, N.J. – On Friday, Speaker Craig Coughlin announced the postponement of all Assembly business for 10 days, a move designed to allow the governor and Senate more time to come to an agreement on the details of marijuana legislation. “An internal political feud is not more important than...

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GOP lawmakers call on Coughlin to hold hearings on the impact of Murphy’s Covid-19 orders

TRENTON, N.J. – The 28 members of the state Assembly Republican caucus sent a letter Thursday to Speaker Craig Coughlin urging legislative hearings on the effects of the pandemic on residents and the state. Republicans called for a half-dozen meetings to hear personal experiences from those directly affected. “The...

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Move SDA to Treasury’s Division of Property Management and Construction says Republican lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – A new proposal by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce would eliminate the Schools Development Authority and transfer its responsibilities to the Department of Treasury’s Division of Property Management & Construction. “We have an existing branch of state government that can effectively perform the duties of the SDA with...

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