Archive for Tag: Democrats

Bramnick to Democrats: Stop prioritizing prisoners over taxpayers

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick blasted Democrats for posting half a dozen inmate bills, but none that provided relief for taxpayers, for votes during the Assembly session Monday. “The Democrats have their priorities completely backwards. Instead of considering legislation to provide tax relief to our overburdened...

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School mask mandate a ‘joke’ says GOP assemblyman

TRENTON, N.J. – On Monday Gov. Phil Murphy announced that we should expect to see children wearing masks at school in the fall. Assemblyman Brian Bergen called the announcement a “joke.” In a session of the state Assembly on May 20, Bergen put Democrats on notice to start doing...

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GOP lawmakers blast new pandemic powers granted to Murphy under Democrat bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans on the Assembly Appropriations Committee blasted a bill (A5777) advanced Tuesday that would allow Gov. Phil Murphy to continue issuing directives and orders related to the pandemic after he rescinds the state’s public health emergency next month. “Giving the governor new statutory powers to handle...

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DiMaso: Marijuana injustice bill is not will of the people

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso strongly criticized Democrats passing controversial legislation on underage use and possession of marijuana. “This legislation was not a bill to advance social justice or mental health; it is an attack on parenting and punishing our police officers more than individuals supplying drugs to...

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Bramnick calls for Democrats to stop ignoring the serious tax issues

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick criticized Democrats for prioritizing Governor Murphy’s extreme agenda during yesterday’s voting session. A poll by Farleigh Dickinson and the Garden State Initiative found that 44 percent of New Jerseyans plan to leave New Jersey because of property taxes and the high...

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Bramnick tells Trenton Democrats: Change course now to keep New Jerseyans in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to a Bloomberg state-to-state migration study that found New Jersey to be one of the biggest losers of income, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a warning to Trenton Democrats. “To avoid losing more residents, we need to stop these tax-and-spend policies now,” said...

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