Archive for Tag: District 12

Assembly passes Dancer bill that allows wineries on preserved farms to host special events

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that will allow wineries on preserved farmlands to continue hosting special occasion events. Dancer’s bill (A4037) reinstates the pilot program allowing those special occasion events for two years once the bill is adopted. The bill also retroactively approves such...

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Dancer bill that names new management team for environmental education school passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that names new management to the nation’s oldest and largest university-based environmental education facility. The Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation are named manager under Dancer’s legislation (A3149), taking the reins from Montclair State University, which...

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Dancer bill that allows active military members, families to keep out-of-state drivers’ licenses passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing military service members and their families to keep their out-of-state licenses while temporarily stationed in New Jersey was passed by the Assembly Thursday. Dancer’s bill (A325) would exempt active military members and their immediate family from having to transfer their drivers’ licenses within...

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Assembly committee advances Dancer bill allowing wineries on preserved farms to host special events

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Thursday advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that will allow wineries on preserved farmlands to continue hosting special occasion events. Dancer’s bill (A4037) reinstates the pilot program allowing those special occasion events for two years once the bill is adopted....

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Dancer bill would allow active military members, families to keep out-of-state drivers’ licenses

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Thursday released Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing military service members and their families to keep their out-of-state licenses while temporarily stationed in New Jersey. Dancer’s bill (A325) would exempt active military members and their immediate family from having to transfer...

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Dancer bill would name new management team for environmental education school

TRENTON, N.J. – The nation’s oldest and largest university-based environmental education facility may soon have new management under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. The bill was released from the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Monday. Since 1981, Montclair State University with the Department of Environmental Protection has...

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Dancer bill requiring state to pay for do-over elections clears Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require the state to pay for any new election if it was at fault for why a new election must be held cleared the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Thursday. The bill (A3915), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, would require the state to reimburse...

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Dancer bill to protect local hotel operators advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will help keep local hotel operators in business was released from the Assembly Judiciary Committee Thursday. Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill (A1958) would protect local hotel franchisees – those licensed to use a trade name, trademark, or characteristic for the marketing of goods or services...

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Nursing home residents would see personal allowance increase under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer would increase the monthly personal needs allowance for residents of nursing homes, state- and county-operated psychiatric hospitals, and state-run developmental centers. It was released from the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday. Dancer’s bill (A3035) would increase that allowance for Medicaid...

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Unemployment claims would be processed within two weeks of filing under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants unemployment claims processed more quickly. Dancer’s bill (A3436) would require the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development to process claims within two weeks of filing. Current law allows for three weeks. “During the government lockdowns, I had constituents who waited more than...

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