Archive for Tag: John DiMaio

VIDEO: Republicans preview Murphy’s budget disaster in latest release

TRENTON, N.J. – In a world fraught with inflation and profligate government spending, with 9 million souls’ futures teetering on the fiscal cliff, three Republican legislators unite to deliver a message of warning, and hope, before Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget address Feb. 27. These leaders—John DiMaio, Christopher DePhillips and...

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Assembly GOP leaders talk taxes, spending and Murphy’s upcoming budget

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio and Conference Leader Christopher DePhillips denounced balancing the state budget through tax and fare hikes in advance of Gov. Phil Murphy’s seventh budget message on Thursday. A budget deficit, shrinking tax revenue, inflation and a loss of federal aid has Democrats...

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Assembly Republicans announce leadership

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman John DiMaio was elected by Assembly Republicans on Tuesday to continue as minority leader.   “I am honored to be entrusted again this year to lead the Assembly Republicans. We have a lot of work to do to restore good government to the state of New...

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Illegal immigrants prioritized over veterans by Murphy, says DiMaio

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy spent $87.8 million Tuesday on immigrants who didn’t qualify for COVID relief programs because they are undocumented or don’t have social security numbers. Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio compared that to the relatively meager help for veterans, reducing violent crime and housing discrimination....

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Assembly Republicans reelect DiMaio as Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman John DiMaio was elected by Assembly Republicans on Thursday to continue as minority leader. “I am honored my colleagues have entrusted me  to continue to lead our caucus as we fight for this great state and our policies that put people ahead of politics,” said...

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DiMaio wins New Jersey Chamber of Commerce award for championing business-friendly legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio was named Legislator of the Year by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce at its biannual legislative and business awards reception Wednesday at the Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle. “I have a unique understanding of the challenges and benefits of...

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SCI and DOJ report point to one thing, the buck stops with Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio said Gov. Phil Murphy needs to take responsibility after a State Commission of Investigation report released Tuesday exposed systemic failures at two state-run veterans homes early in the Covid-19 pandemic. “We give the governor enormous executive powers during health emergencies and...

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