Archive for Tag: Jon Bramnick

Bramnick: ‘Listen to the AG’ and fix legal marijuana law again to eliminate harsh penalties for police

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey police can be subject to third-degree criminal charges for making honest mistakes by trying to investigate underage use of alcohol and marijuana. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick agrees with Attorney General Gurbir Grewal that the Legislature needs to clean up the state’s marijuana laws...

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Bramnick urges Murphy to pay down debt, help unemployed with federal aid money

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey is poised to receive $6.4 billion as part of the federal government’s recently enacted $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is pushing the Murphy administration to make good on the promise to pay down some of the state’s debt,...

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Bramnick reacts after hearing testimony Friday on the pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Friday’s Senate and Assembly Republican hearing on the impact of Covid restrictions on businesses revealed there was no opportunity for the public to be heard before state government. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick plans to introduce a bill requiring the governor to hold public hearings during...

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Murphy agrees with Bramnick to repeal law that bans cops from calling parents when their kids are busted for marijuana or alcohol

TRENTON, N.J. – During a briefing on the pandemic Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy said he supports legislation to repeal the law prohibiting police from notifying parents on their child’s use or possession of marijuana or alcohol. “I am glad to hear Governor Murphy agrees that parents should be notified...

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In rare move, Democrats reverse course on parental notification

TRENTON, N.J. – Two weeks ago, the Democrat majority passed a bill prohibiting police to notify parents when their underage children are caught using marijuana or alcohol. “It is rare to see the governor and the Democratic majority reverse course on a bad policy,” said Assemblyman Jon Bramnick. “They...

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Bramnick drafting bill to repeal new law that prohibits police from notifying parents of youth drug use

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Monday a bill (A5342) prohibiting law enforcement from notifying parents if a minor is found in possession of or using marijuana and alcohol. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick announced today that he will introduce legislation to repeal the parental...

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Bramnick statement on the death of former state Sen. Peter Barnes III

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued a statement following the announcement of Sen. Peter Barnes III passing. “For more than ten years Peter served in the state legislature with distinction,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “I witnessed firsthand his effectiveness and ability to work with lawmakers on both...

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