Archive for Tag: John DiMaio

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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New Jersey’s new state symbol is the Seeing Eye® dog

TRENTON N.J. – Today the governor signed Assemblyman John DiMaio and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill (A4590/S2849) designating the Seeing Eye® dog as the State Dog. “Guide dogs are life-changing companions for those who are visually impaired and greatly improve lives by helping foster an atmosphere of independence and mobility,”...

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GOP leaders say Murphy failed taxpayers in second State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s second State of the State message, Assembly Republican leaders responded by saying his progressive agenda doesn’t address the real concerns of taxpayers who can no longer afford to live in the state. Since Murphy took office, taxes have been raised by more...

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Republican leadership criticizes Murphy’s extreme agenda for failing families and taxpayers

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and newly-elected Republican leadership held a press conference to discuss Gov. Phil Murphy’s extreme policies that overwhelmed the voting session today and fail to address any real concerns. WATCH: Republican leadership criticizes Murphy’s extreme agenda for failing families and taxpayers

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Assembly Republicans unanimously choose Bramnick as Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Jon Bramnick was unanimously elected by Assembly Republicans on Thursday to continue as minority leader. “I am honored my colleagues have entrusted me to continue leading the fight against Governor Murphy’s new taxes and more spending,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “We need to come together on a...

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

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

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DiMaio: Let’s talk tax cuts, not incentives

TRENTON, N.J. – The Select Senate Committee on Economic Growth Strategies held a hearing yesterday with a panel of national experts who were largely critical of the Economic Development Authority’s controversial tax incentive program. Assemblyman John DiMaio, the Republican budget officer, echoed the experts’ sentiments that there are better...

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Democrats insistent on taxing patients’ use of medical marijuana

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly voted to expand medical marijuana as legitimate medicine for many illnesses  today, but Democrats aren’t treating it like a regular prescription. Instead, they are taxing it – even though New Jersey’s medical marijuana is already the most expensive in the nation and isn’t covered by...

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