Archive for Tag: Erik Simonsen

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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Simonsen and McClellan call out Murphy and AG over sanctuary state status with U.S. Attorney

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan slammed New Jersey’s sanctuary state policies and Gov. Phil Murphy’s politically-motivated agenda in a letter to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. “We have grave concerns over the politically-motivated agenda disguised as policy,” said Simonsen (R-Cape May). “The current policies in place are...

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Simonsen, McClellan plead with DOT to delay road closures ahead of Trump rally

CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, N.J. – With tens of thousands of people planning to travel to Wildwood Tuesday, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan have called on Gov. Phil Murphy’s top appointee at the Department of Transportation to reopen Rt. 47 to traffic ahead of President Donald Trump’s rally at...

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