Archive for Tag: John DiMaio

DiMaio previews what you need to know ahead of Murphy’s budget message

TRENTON, N.J. – With revenues falling below expectations and spending holding steady, the state is in catch-up mode once again. Governor Murphy is scheduled to give his budget message on Tuesday, and his administration has been sanguine about New Jersey’s revenue shortfall. Assemblyman John DiMaio, the Republican budget officer,...

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Republicans call Democrats’ minimum wage bill irresponsible

TRENTON, N.J. – There was plenty of opposition to the minimum wage bill passed by Democrats today.  Though they were not opposed to a minimum wage increase, Republicans characterized the bill as irresponsible. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick spoke about the risk to mom-and-pop businesses and the limited job...

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DiMaio bill shielding farmers from unjust legal challenges passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly agriculture committee Thursday advanced Assemblyman John DiMaio’s legislation to allow farmers to recover costs for defending frivolous civil cases. This bill (A810) empowers farmers who prevail in court to collect reasonable costs and attorney fees from plaintiffs behind the allegations. “Survival is difficult enough...

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