Archive for Tag: John Catalano

GOP lawmakers stand up against Murphy’s mask mandate at Assembly session

TRENTON, N.J. – Even with threats of pulling Republican bills from today’s Assembly vote, two Assemblymen stood up against the governor’s tyrannical and anti-science mandates, and won. Assemblymen Gregory P. McGuckin and John Catalano said no to wearing masks on the Assembly floor during Thursday’s voting session. “Listen, we’ve...

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Families at risk of losing Earned Income Tax Credit, GOP lawmakers propose solution

TRENTON, N.J. – Taxpayers that have lower earned income this year could be receiving a lower tax credit from the federal government, and consequentially from state government, because of economic shutdowns resulting from the pandemic response. Assemblymen Brian Bergen, Hal Wirths and John Catalano want to make sure working...

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McGuckin and Catalano speak out against Murphy’s borrowing plan

TRENTON, N.J. – On Thursday, the Assembly voted along party lines to approve Gov. Phil Murphy’s borrowing plan, which would allow the state to issue up to $5 billion in bonds and borrow as much as $9 billion in short-term loans from the federal government. Assemblymen Gregory P. McGuckin...

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McGuckin and Catalano: Releasing inmates will have lasting implications on communities

BRICK, N.J. – Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano are speaking out against releasing inmates from county jails. The legislators say the decision could have negative lasting implications on the incarcerated individuals and communities. “Some of the individuals have been incarcerated for resisting arrest, assault on a police officer,...

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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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