Archive for Tag: District 25

Bergen introduces six more bills to help New Jersey veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Keeping his promise to make New Jersey the best state for veterans to live, work and play, Assemblyman Brian Bergen introduced six new pieces of legislation Thursday to accomplish that mission. The latest measures cutting property and income taxes, boosting jobs, and increasing veteran mental health...

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Bergen joins West Point cadets basic training march

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen joined the U.S. Military Academy’s class of 2026 Monday on its 12-mile predawn March Back, the final leg of their six-week basic training called “Beast.” The cadets disembarked at 4 a.m. from Lake Frederick to the academy, where they will be officially...

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Bergen calls for unity against government mandates at Freedom Convoy rally

TRENTON, N.J. – Liberty-loving truckers and their supporters took to the roads over the weekend for a peaceful Freedom Convoy in protest of unconstitutional mandates and the restoration of the Founding Fathers’ vision of a representative republic. Among their supporters was Assemblyman Brian Bergen, who spoke to a crowd...

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Bergen says it is time to “free the faces” at the statehouse

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen said he is disappointed that the mask mandate will remain in effect at the statehouse. At its Tuesday meeting, the eight-member State Capitol Joint Management Commission dropped all Covid-19 mitigation measures, save masking. Everyone entering the statehouse must continue to wear a cloth...

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Dunn bill would expand disability benefits to State Police

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would clarify which State Police members may receive accidental disability benefit allowances was released from the Assembly State and Local Government Committee Monday. The bill (A5442), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, would allow State Police Retirement System members to...

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Dunn buckles down, demands state fix school bus driver crisis

TRENTON, N.J. – The bus driver shortage in New Jersey has reached critical mass, with school officials sharing stories of canceled bus routes and children getting home at dinnertime during the state Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Public Schools Tuesday. Superintendents from across the state told committee members that...

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