Archive for Tag: Hudson County

Democrats vote no to Flynn amendment to protect Liberty State Park from overdevelopment

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn fought to protect wildlife sanctuary Caven Point at Liberty State Park in Jersey City during the Assembly’s voting session on June 29. Her amendment, which would have preserved the environmentally significant area of Caven Point from redevelopment plans for the park, was rejected...

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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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Committee advances Webber bill replacing county snail-mail notices with emails

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly State and Local Government Committee advanced a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber that allows counties in New Jersey to send proposed ordinances to municipalities by email. “Encouraging efficiency in government saves taxpayer dollars and that is exactly what this legislation would accomplish,” said...

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