Archive for Tag: executive orders

Bill to extend Murphy’s powers violates the constitution under the single purpose rule

TRENTON, N.J. – The single-subject rule is a state constitutional requirement that initiatives address a single subject, topic, or issue. As written, the Democrat’s bill is too broad, permitting 14 executive orders to remain in place which deal with many different subjects including liquor licenses, statutory deadlines, vaccination, and...

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Let parents watch their kids play, says Dunn

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reconsider restrictions on spectators at indoor sports venues following Wednesday’s announcement of increased capacity and dining hours for restaurants and certain businesses. “If casinos and entertainment venues can increase capacity, then parents should be permitted to watch...

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Lawmakers propose amendment to guarantee in-person voting

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson plan to introduce an amendment to the state constitution that prevents changes to future elections like those imposed this year. The 30th District lawmakers said they wanted to head-off attempts to make permanent any changes to...

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Bramnick tries to limit Murphy’s power during Assembly session

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Jon Bramnick pushed to increase transparency and balance in government at Thursday’s Assembly session by calling to move legislation requiring the legislature to review and approve executive orders issued during a state of emergency after 14 days. WATCH: Bramnick tries to limit Murphy’s power...

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Webber: Murphy should follow the examples of Fuentes and Corzine for breaking his own rules

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber is imploring Gov. Phil Murphy to uphold the respectable standard precedent of prior state leaders who have violated the law and demanded they be held accountable for their actions. “Colonel Fuentes and Governor Corzine not only acknowledged their wrongdoing, they held themselves accountable...

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Webber reports Murphy’s violation of his own executive orders

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber sent a letter (click here for PDF) to State Police Colonel Pat Callahan Monday requesting fair and consistent enforcement of the state’s executive orders enforcing social distancing. The full text of the letter is below: Dear Colonel Callahan: In the ongoing effort to...

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