Archive for Tag: Holly Schepisi

Unemployed poll worker wages protected under Schepisi bill

TRENTON, N.J. – An unprecedented election season amid a global pandemic and staggering joblessness motivated Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to draft legislation that would encourage the unemployed to work on behalf of the boards of election. “We don’t only need poll workers willing to work on Election Day, but we...

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Assembly passes bill protecting communities from fees mandated by some homeowner associations

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly passed legislation Thursday protecting homeowners from voluntary associations that try to impose mandatory fees on all residents, regardless of membership. The bill (S908/A2480), sponsored Assemblyman Hal Wirths and Holly Schepisi and co-sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space, bans associations or clubs from compelling non-members...

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Schepisi bill would permit weekend safe-street festivals to help local businesses during shutdowns

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi says that it’s time to help small businesses such as retailers, restaurants and bars to reopen and flourish safely with the ability to sell goods, food and drinks in a safer outdoor setting during the summer months. “Our local businesses need to reopen...

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Committee advances Schepisi bill expanding prosecution for sexual assault crimes against minors

TRENTON, N.J. –  New Jersey took a step towards closing a prosecution loophole under a bill (A717) advanced by the Assembly Judiciary Committee today that would prosecute teachers and chaperones who sexually prey on minors in jurisdictions with less restrictive age of consent laws. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, a sponsor...

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March 19 is now Women in Public Office Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the important role women play in their communities and politics, a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day” was signed into law last week.  “As we come upon the 100th anniversary of...

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Schepisi lays out case against Murphy comptroller appointment

WESTWOOD, N.J. – Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi released the following statement after Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement to appoint Kevin Walsh, the Executive Director of Fair Share Housing Center, as Comptroller for the State of New Jersey: “While successful at fighting to litter the state with high density housing, his bullying...

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DiMaso and Schepisi resolution designating March 19 as Women in Public Office Day goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly recognized the important role women play in their communities and politics by advancing a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day.” The unanimous vote sends the resolution to the governor’s desk. ...

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Committee advances DiMaso and Schepisi resolution designating March 19 as Women in Public Office Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the important role women play in their communities and politics, a committee advanced a joint resolution (AJR90), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day.”  “Next year we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the...

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Schepisi blasts Murphy for appointing Derrick Green to banking board

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-Bergen) released the following statement after Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order appointing Derrick Green to his public bank implementation board. “Today, Governor Murphy appointed Derrick Green to his public bank implementation board. The audacity and carelessness of this administration to include...

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Long-term care facilities must now submit outbreak response plans thanks to Schepisi efforts

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation to require long-term care facilities to develop contagious disease outbreak response plans. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi has been the driving force in the Legislature calling for reforms following the adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation that killed...

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