Archive for Tag: greg mcguckin

Murphy’s budget is a pork-filled, empty-promises mess, LD10 legislators say

TRENTON, N.J. – With New Jersey residents still reeling from government-mandated Covid-19 lockdowns and now record inflation and a looming recession those policies sparked, Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano are criticizing Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget that funds pork yet fails to deliver meaningful relief to taxpayers. Flanked by a...

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Repeal Dems’ anti-cop law that puts students and voters at risk, say Ocean County lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats’ anti-cop crusade in the Legislature is having real-life and dangerous consequences, say Sen. Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano. The Ocean County lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that would repeal a law banning law enforcement from polling stations and ballot drop...

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Candidates for public office could be charged with bribery under bill advanced in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Gregory McGuckin’s bill establishing that public servants who have yet to be elected or sworn in could still be guilty of bribery was advanced by the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Thursday. “Political candidates can sell the power of their future positions to...

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Murphy gets an F on school aid proposal, LD10 legislators say

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy gets a failing grade on his state school aid proposal, say Sen. Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano. Once again, Brick and Toms River school districts find themselves facing massive aid cuts while the governor’s funding formula favors a handful...

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CPAC honors LD10 legislators for conservative voting records

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano were recently recognized by the American Conservative Union Foundation’s Conservative Political Action Conference for their conservative voting records. In 1964, the nonprofit ACUF was founded as a conservative grassroots organization and has grown into the largest worldwide group of its...

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GOP lawmakers stand up against Murphy’s mask mandate at Assembly session

TRENTON, N.J. – Even with threats of pulling Republican bills from today’s Assembly vote, two Assemblymen stood up against the governor’s tyrannical and anti-science mandates, and won. Assemblymen Gregory P. McGuckin and John Catalano said no to wearing masks on the Assembly floor during Thursday’s voting session. “Listen, we’ve...

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Banning police from polls fought by Republican lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrat-led state Assembly passed legislation Thursday that would bar police officers from being stationed within 100 feet of a polling place after a fiery debate initiated by Republicans. Republicans blasted the bill for demonizing police. Watch: Wirths challenges ban on police near polling locations“I think...

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GOP lawmakers fume as Murphy administration absent (again) at hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – Five Republican lawmakers expressed frustration Wednesday after the Murphy administration did not testify during Assembly hearings examining the response of utility companies to massive power outages during Tropical Storm Isaias. “It’s unconscionable for any administration to refuse to answer questions from constituents who have reached out...

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McGuckin and Catalano: Releasing inmates will have lasting implications on communities

BRICK, N.J. – Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano are speaking out against releasing inmates from county jails. The legislators say the decision could have negative lasting implications on the incarcerated individuals and communities. “Some of the individuals have been incarcerated for resisting arrest, assault on a police officer,...

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