Archive for Tag: Erik Simonsen

Simonsen bill helping student athletes goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The Senate and Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill yesterday that ensures students won’t be stripped of their opportunity to represent their schools. Committees in both houses amended the bill to allow any student join sports for the fall season. Assemblyman Erik Simonsen, a school athletic director...

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South Jersey lawmakers call for federal monitor of primary election amid recent scandals

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey lawmakers, Sen. Mike Testa and Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen called upon the U.S. attorney for New Jersey to monitor the state’s upcoming primary elections on July 7.  The lawmakers also introduced a resolution Monday in the Assembly (ACR185) calling for fair and legal...

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Bramnick, McClellan, Simonsen to hold hearings on safe reopening of New Jersey tourism economy

 TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick will hold a hearing with South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen on restarting New Jersey’s tourism economy with business owners.  Hearings will be broadcast on Facebook Live, Wednesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. The public and media can watch...

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As Murphy’s soccer team resumes practice, South Jersey lawmakers urge him to restart youth sports and spur small business survival

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state’s youth sports leagues for the summer season after he cleared professional teams to resume activities noting the immense benefits this action would provide to local businesses which have...

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Lawmakers propose measure to aid farmers and the hungry during coronavirus pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Farmers across America without schools, hotels and restaurants to buy their food are being forced to dump millions of gallons of milk, mulch produce back into the soil, and smash hundreds of thousands of eggs. As mandatory shutdowns leave farmers with few options and hundreds of...

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Cape May legislators call on MVC to modify operations in response to wait times

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick’s press conference on the long lines at the Springfield motor vehicle agency, Cape May County legislators, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan, are confirming similar issues in the southern portion of the state. “Two constituents have contacted...

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Simonsen, McClellan call on governor to rein in spending and stand up for South Jersey

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s $41 billion proposed budget announcement, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are calling on the governor to operate under a 2 percent spending cap and consider South Jersey residents in budget negotiations. Municipalities have been subject to a 2...

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