Archive for Tag: John DiMaio

NJEA loses YouTube censorship fight with Assembly Republican Office

TRENTON, N.J. – In a win for the Assembly Republican Office, YouTube restored the parody video of the New Jersey Education Association’s nationally-criticized TV commercial that accuses parents of being extremists.  WATCH: If the NJEA was honest in its commercials “If the NJEA was honest in its commercials,” the Assembly...

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Stop phoning in tax relief gimmicks, DiMaio says

TRENTON, N.J. – Reminiscent of the impossibility of reaching a live human being at unemployment or motor vehicles during the pandemic, New Jersey residents now can’t get through to Gov. Phil Murphy’s new ANCHOR property tax savings hotline that supposedly went live this week. Homeowners have complained of calling...

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GOP Leader on NJEA censoring Assembly Republican Office’s parody video

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio commented on the New Jersey Education Association having YouTube remove the Assembly Republican Office’s parody video of the union’s nationally-criticized TV commercial that accuses parents of being extremists. “The NJEA’s action only drives home the Republicans’ point that they will stop...

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Budget signing signifies a worse-off New Jersey, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio has been critical of the budget, and again pointed out that the state budget is full of tax relief gimmicks and unsustainable spending as Gov. Phil Murphy signed the $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget. “Governor Murphy likes to say this...

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Assembly Republicans oppose Democrats’ massive $50.6 billion state spending plan

TRENTON, N.J. – The state’s massive $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget represents missed opportunities for real tax reform and relief, backroom deals, big government spending, and one-time gimmicks say Republicans before casting their no votes from the Assembly floor on Wednesday. Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio: WATCH: GOP...

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Murphy’s knee-jerk reaction to Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry shows differences, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio said Gov. Phil Murphy’s response, directing state departments and agencies to identify and designate gun free zones and regulate how firearms are transported, shows clear differences in his rhetoric on criminals and law-abiding citizens. “Democrats don’t appear to trust honest law-abiding...

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Vanishing Democrats show Murphy’s agenda too far left, says DiMaio

TRENTON, N.J. – A clear indication Democrats in New Jersey have moved too far left and out of the mainstream, two vulnerable Democrats left an Assembly Appropriations Committee hearing Thursday just prior to votes on Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest gun package. “I have to get somewhere,” Chairwoman Lisa Swain...

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Sales tax holiday another gimmick, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio continued his call for permanent tax cuts after a joint announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin today that there will be a back-to-school sales tax holiday. “Another underwhelming gimmick when people need real...

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Bigger rebates don’t fix New Jersey’s over taxation addiction, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio blasted the joint announcement of a bigger ANCHOR rebate program by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin today. “Injecting steroids into Murphy’s recycled rebate program won’t get anyone more excited about it than when Murphy announced...

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