Archive for Tag: economy

State and local bipartisan push to safely reopen economy

SPARTA, N.J. – Echoing constituent messages that all small businesses are essential to their owners and employees, Assemblyman Parker Space, a Republican, was joined with Branchville Mayor Tony Frato, a Democrat, in a call to responsibly and safely reopen New Jersey. They are advocating for struggling small businesses and...

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Bramnick calls for hearings to interview experts on questions surrounding reopening the state

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is calling for the immediate formation of a special legislative committee to discuss the possibility of reopening the state. “It is time to interview epidemiologists, infectious disease experts, business owners and residents,” said Bramnick (R-Union).  “More opinions and reviews are absolutely...

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Reopening won’t work like a light switch, GOP lawmaker warns

WALL TWP., N.J. – Because the road to normalcy is set to be a long and potentially difficult one for businesses, Assemblyman Edward Thomson is calling for Gov. Phil Murphy to lay out specific benchmarks and timetables so they can better plan. “Businesses, especially seasonal businesses, can’t just flip...

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Dancer, Clifton call for plan to reopen small businesses swiftly and safely

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Rob Clifton are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to stop the delay in reopening small businesses, noting that safety precautions now underway at big businesses can also be done effectively at small businesses. “Small businesses can safeguard the health of patrons and...

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Let’s start with curbside pickup to get retailers working again, GOP lawmaker says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to begin the first phase of reopening the economy by allow non-essential businesses to get back to work with curbside pickup. “There is no reason to delay the opening of retail business to do curbside pickup,” said...

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Bergen drumming up support to aid New Jersey economy

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen advocated for far stronger assistance to small and mid-sized businesses on the Dom Giordano program this morning. He called for more robust relief to ensure small business owners can maintain employment. “There are two simultaneous objectives that we have to have,” said...

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DePhillips bill increases angel-investor tax credit supporting tech start-ups, jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – Among the numerous bills passed by the Assembly yesterday was a key piece of legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, designed to boost emerging technology businesses in the state. “We need to do everything we can to keep innovative and growing companies in New Jersey,”...

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