Archive for Tag: District 40

DePhillips asks speaker to support bill helping renters make ends meet

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin yesterday asking him to post a bill that increases the property tax deduction for tenants to 30% of rent from 18%. “Helping renters, often among the working poor and middle class, is a bipartisan initiative,” wrote...

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Rooney bill addressing poll worker pay clears committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin Rooney’s bill increasing election worker pay to $300 a day and $50 for training cleared the Assembly Appropriations and State and Local Government committees Monday. Poll worker pay has remained stagnant at $200 since 2001. Back in October, Rooney called on Gov. Phil Murphy to increase the...

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Business vax mandates must be challenged, Rooney says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin Rooney says he will stand against Pres. Joe Biden’s constitutional runaround to force businesses to enforce his vaccine policies. “This is blatantly a control issue, not a health issue, at this point. And delaying the mandates, which go against everything it means to be...

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DePhillips named “Legislator of the Year” by New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips was named Legislator of the Year by the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce as part of its biannual Legislative and Business Awards recognition. The Chamber awards legislators whose voting record, bill sponsorships, committee votes and overall history of supporting economic growth promote...

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