Archive for Tag: Legislative District 26

Bill that would allow homeschoolers to participate in extracurricular activities advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Education Committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would allow all homeschooled students in New Jersey to participate in extracurricular activities in their hometown school districts. Assemblymen Jay Webber and Hal Wirths are sponsoring the bill (A1041). “This bill is really about fairness to...

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Barranco, local union donate funds to help Ukraine’s civilians

WHIPPANY, N.J. – Assemblyman Christian Barranco on Friday presented a $1,000 check to Rev. Stepan Bilyk of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church to help civilians in war-torn Ukraine. He was joined by Bernard T. Corrigan, president of IBEW Local 102. The 101-year-old church serves more than 200 families...

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Barranco warns of Russian cybersecurity threat to NJ banks, power grid

TRENTON, N.J. – While Vladimir Putin has launched an unprovoked ground and air invasion against neighboring Ukraine, Assemblyman Christian Barranco warns that the Russian leader may carry out a different kind of war against Americans. The Department of Homeland Security says cyber threats from Russia are a real concern, especially against the nation’s...

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DeCroce bill clarifying CPA attestation services signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will allow nonresident certified public accountants to prepare financial statements, perform reviews and provide other attestation services in New Jersey without registering with the state Board of Accountancy was signed into law Monday. The bill (A4633), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, clarifies that...

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DeCroce bill would stabilize water, sewer rates for seniors

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce introduced legislation Monday that would freeze sewer and water rates for some New Jersey residents. Her bill (A6044) would require that municipal sewer authorities and water companies stabilize rents, rates, fees, or other charges for the primary residences of residents ages 65 and...

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DeCroce bill tackling Medicaid costs, prescription prices signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Pharmacy benefit managers working within the Medicaid program are required to disclose certain financial information to the N.J. Department of Human Services under legislation the governor signed into law today.  Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, who sponsored the bill (A1259/S249), said greater financial transparency is needed to lower...

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Bill allowing drivers to show electronic proof of registration signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill that permits drivers to use electronic proof of vehicle registration was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. Previously, drivers in New Jersey had to show paper proof of vehicle registration. “For years New Jersey drivers have been allowed to show...

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