Archive for Tag: John DiMaio

ICYMI: DiMaio to Murphy: Faults of borrowing are your inconvenient truth

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy began his press conference Wednesday citing the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates of nationwide state-revenue losses totaling over $550 million. Assemblyman John DiMaio pointed to another report by the same group outlining how borrowing is not “a viable, legally permissible, or...

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DiMaio to Murphy: Faults of borrowing are your inconvenient truth

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy began his press conference Wednesday citing the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates of nationwide state-revenue losses totaling over $550 million. Assemblyman John DiMaio pointed to another report by the same group outlining how borrowing is not “a viable, legally permissible, or...

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We can meet New Jersey’s budget obligations after coronavirus with a tax cut, says Assembly GOP Conference Leader. Here’s how.

TRENTON, N.J. – Rather than increasing taxes or borrowing after state revenue has dropped by billions, Assemblyman John DiMaio believes he has found a way for New Jersey to cut taxes for the middle-class while keeping state and local governments afloat. Similar to the reciprocal tax agreement with Pennsylvania,...

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DiMaio and Wirths introduce legislation prohibiting reusable bags during coronavirus health emergency

TRENTON, N.J. – To further protect the public’s health and prevent the spread of germs during the coronavirus outbreak, Assemblymen John DiMaio and Hal Wirths are introducing legislation (A3931) to prohibit reusable carryout bags in grocery stores during the COVID-19 state of emergency. “Reusable bags, just like any purchases...

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Wirths’ post on social media shows support for single-use plastic and paper bags

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths shared a photo to his Facebook page from a supermarket in Franklin that announced it was discontinuing reusable bags to limit the exposure to germs from outside sources. The lawmaker praised the move as studies have shown that the bags harbor dangerous bacteria...

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DiMaio urges not using reusable grocery bags to combat spread of COVID-19

TRENTON, N.J. – As the state tries to slow the spread of COVID-19, Assemblyman John DiMaio is urging food stores to temporarily ban the use of reusable bags, which could pose a significant threat to public health, and provide single-use plastic and paper bags to consumers. “Reusable bags can...

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DePhillips, DiMaio and DiMaso introduce bill lowering CBT to 2.5 percent

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans are walking to their talk of cutting the corporate business tax to make the state more business friendly. Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and John DiMaio are introducing a bill (A3754) with Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso that would gradually cut the rate to a flat 2.5 percent....

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January job and wage growth nationwide proves tax and regulation cuts work, says DiMaio

TRENTON, N.J. – Expectations were shattered for job and wage growth yet again as tax and regulation cuts have boosted business across the nation. Jobs increased by 87,000 more than expected to 225,000 new employees in January, which was also the eighteenth consecutive month for wage growth of at least...

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Peters, DiMaio and Peterson introduce resolution recognizing John Basilone Day statewide

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Ryan Peters, John DiMaio and Erik Peterson will introduce a resolution (AJR74) celebrating American hero and New Jersey’s very own John Basilone. Basilone, who was raised in Raritan Borough, became a national hero for his many triumphs during World War II. He was the first...

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