Archive for Tag: Jay Webber

Legislation making New Jersey a national leader in forfeiture transparency becomes effective

TRENTON, N.J. – Today marks the effective date of landmark legislation mandating comprehensive disclosure and transparency requirements for civil asset forfeiture in New Jersey.  July 1 starts the clock on the first quarterly reporting period required by the act. The first public reporting is due in October. The legislation...

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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 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 by insisting...

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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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‘Murphy’s Law’ introduced after governor breaks his own orders

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber introduced legislation Thursday providing that a governor’s violation of his own order nullifies and negates that order for the rest of us. The legislation (A4255) is entitled “Murphy’s Law.” “Our citizens are entitled to the equal protection of law, and Murphy’s Law embeds...

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Ensuring July and August graduations good but allowing June ceremonies better say GOP lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – A group of Republican lawmakers are pointing out that Gov. Phil Murphy has made a mess of high school graduations and that the problems for students, parents and schools continue despite an Assembly bill addressing an insurance problem. “Governor Murphy has made a mess of graduations,...

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Murphy must use clemency powers after violating his own rules, says Webber

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber called upon Gov. Phil Murphy to exercise his gubernatorial power to pardon those cited for violating his executive orders after twice violating his own order that limits the size of gatherings amid the pandemic. The state constitution says, “The governor may grant pardons...

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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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Webber: Assembly Democrats to hit trifecta of fiscal irresponsibility in Trenton on Thursday

TRENTON, N.J. – With the General Assembly set to vote Thursday on Gov. Phil Murphy’s unconstitutional scheme to borrow $5 billion and impose a new statewide property tax, Assemblyman Jay Webber pointed out that Assembly Democrats are hitting the borrow, spend, and tax trifecta. “While it sometimes has been...

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Webber points out Murphy double standard on borrowing: If Murphy won’t follow rules, why should anyone?

TRENTON, N.J. – In the wake of the Assembly Budget Committee’s party-line approval of Gov. Phil Murphy’s unconstitutional proposal to borrow $5 billion and impose a new statewide property tax, Assemblyman Jay Webber pointed out the blatant double-standard of the Murphy Administration in pushing this scheme: “Governor Murphy has...

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Murphy’s borrowing scheme puts mortgage on N.J. properties

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber said that New Jersey’s already worst property taxes would get a lot worse under Gov. Phil Murphy’s scheme to borrow $5 billion, which imposes a statewide property tax on New Jersey properties. “Governor Phil Murphy’s massive statewide property tax creeped forward today, even...

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