Archive for Tag: Holly Schepisi

Schepisi sponsors bill to prevent government shutdown

TRENTON, N.J. –As the Democrat-controlled Legislature advances their $38.7 billion budget without Gov. Murphy’s controversial millionaire’s tax, the likelihood of a government shutdown over the proposed spending plan increases. Murphy and union leaders held a press conference yesterday to pressure lawmakers to include the tax on those making over...

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Bill to bring uniformity to election statutes clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Former Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino resigned amidst controversy in September, triggering a special election last November to fill the three-year position. Had his resignation become effective days later, on October 5, Gov. Phil Murphy would have appointed an interim sheriff until an election for a...

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Assembly votes to designate state Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and Melanoma Monday

TRENTON, N.J. – Today, the Assembly approved a resolution designating May as New Jersey’s Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month and dedicating the first Monday of the month to melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, a melanoma survivor, sponsors the resolution. “At the age of...

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Republican lawmakers call on AG to ensure secure vote-by-mail process

TRENTON, N.J. – Following the arrest of Elmwood Park’s Mayor Frank Caramagna on election fraud charges, a group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requesting his office provide guidelines that would allow the N.J. Division of Elections to issue rules to county superintendents...

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Republican lawmakers push for investigation of nepotistic hiring practices at Schools Development Authority

TRENTON, N.J. – A legislative panel charged with investigating the hiring practices of the Murphy administration is receiving pressure from Assemblywomen Nancy F. Munoz, Holly Schepisi and BettyLou DeCroce to investigate allegations on nepotism at the Schools Development Authority. In a letter to the chairwomen of the Select Oversight...

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Polls demonstrate Murphy is on the wrong track. Assembly GOP lawmakers propose alternative plans

TRENTON, N.J. – On the heels on a Monmouth University poll Tuesday showing that the public increasingly believes that Gov. Phil Murphy is taking New Jersey in the wrong direction, Assembly Republicans led by GOP Leader Jon Bramnick are calling for immediate reforms that would put the state on...

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Assembly Republicans react on social media to Murphy State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Criticism poured-in on social media from Republicans in the state Assembly after Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his first state of the state message to a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday. “Governor Murphy’s top NJ priorities for 2019 are increasing minimum wage and legalizing pot,” tweeted...

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