Archive for Tag: Don Guardian

Committee approves legislating state certification for LGBTQ-owned businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill authorizing the state to certify businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals passed an Assembly committee on Thursday. Certification makes certain businesses eligible for set-aside and goal-based contracting initiatives offered by state agencies and preference when bidding for state...

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Bill improving transportation from Atlantic City airport to AC tourism district signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Don Guardian, Assemblywoman Claire Swift and Assemblyman Antwan McClellan’s bill improving transportation between the Atlantic City International Airport and Atlantic City’s tourism district was signed into law this week. The measure allows the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority to enter into contracts with state transportation agencies...

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Regional municipal court jurisdiction changes now law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Atlantic County Assembly members Don Guardian and Claire Swift that will allow regional municipal courts to pass on hearing certain cases originating outside participating municipalities was signed into law Tuesday. The legislators said Atlantic County officials requested the change, saying nonparticipating municipalities...

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Improved transportation from Atlantic City airport to AC tourism district advanced by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – After landing at the Atlantic City International Airport, travelers could soon find more transportation options that will connect them directly to Atlantic City’s tourism district, providing convenience for the visitor and a boost for the economy.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Don Guardian, Assemblywoman Claire Swift and Assemblyman...

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Bill updating regional municipal court jurisdiction passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Regional municipal courts will no longer have to hear certain cases originating outside participating municipalities under a bill sponsored by Atlantic County Assembly members Don Guardian and Claire Swift. The Assembly passed the measure on Monday. The change comes at the request of some Atlantic County...

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Bill updating regional municipal court jurisdiction clears two Assembly committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Regional municipal courts will no longer have to hear certain cases originating outside participating municipalities under a bill sponsored by Atlantic County Assembly members Don Guardian and Claire Swift. Both the Assembly Judiciary and Appropriations committees released that bill Monday. The change comes at the request...

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Guardian bill improving transportation from Atlantic City airport to tourism district passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – After landing at the Atlantic City International Airport, travelers could soon find more transportation options that will connect them directly to Atlantic City’s tourism district, providing convenience for the visitor and a boost for the economy. Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill (A3936) allowing the Casino Reinvestment Development...

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VIDEO: Guardian defies odds so Atlantic County wins

TRENTON, N.J. – From church leaders within his Roman Catholic faith to his scoutmasters brought up in the Great Depression, the mentors in Assemblyman Don Guardian’s young life shaped the man he would become, teaching him the importance of hard work, perseverance, and community service. The son of Croatian...

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Bill that would include esports as internet gaming clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would include esports as internet gaming cleared the State and Local Government Committee Thursday. Former Atlantic City mayor and Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill (A4397) would expand the existing Internet gaming law to permit betting on esports events through licensed casinos or their affiliates....

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Assembly approves permanently allowing “I dos” over Zoom

TRENTON, N.J. – The full Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill permanently permitting virtual vow exchanges in New Jersey, a pandemic-era response to upended wedding plans and Covid-19 restrictions. Through a May 2020 executive order, New Jersey authorized couples to enter into a marriage or civil union...

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