Archive for Tag: Jersey Shore

McGuckin and Catalano urge residents to stay at their primary residences, stay away from the shore

BRICK, N.J. – Two Jersey Shore lawmakers, Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano, are concerned about the influx of people flocking to their shore homes to weather the coronavirus outbreak. At a press conference Saturday afternoon, Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all residents to stay in their primary homes. The two...

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GOP efforts to fix Airbnb tax voted down by Democrats as summer tourism season begins

TRENTON, N.J. – Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer, Assemblyman Hal Wirths and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso fought to protect consumers and the tourism industry from the so-called “Airbnb tax.” Last July, Gov. Murphy and the Democrat-controlled legislature passed a law that applied an...

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