Archive for Tag: Marilyn Piperno

Letter to Acting AG suggests state’s response to shore pop-up parties based on rhetoric not reality, calls for consequences

TRENTON, N.J. – In a letter to New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, eight Republican lawmakers say Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is refusing to proactively prevent destructive mobs at local shore towns, because of the rhetoric that strategy supposedly supports. They urged the state’s top law enforcement...

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Long Branch lawmakers push for proactive plan ahead of rumored pop-up party

TRENTON, N.J. – As Long Branch braces for another potential pop-up party on June 19, local lawmakers are calling on law enforcement and local and state officials to proactively prevent thousands of disruptive revelers from creating a public safety problem. Monmouth County Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno say...

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Long Branch lawmakers support task force, legislation to address shore pop-up parties

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno, who represent several coastal communities including Long Branch, say they support creating a task force and plan to introduce legislation to stop pop-up parties promoting weed and underage drinking from wreaking havoc down the shore this summer. Thousands of young...

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Eulner and Piperno aim to arrest rising car thefts with sweeping bill package

TRENTON, N.J. – In response to the statewide spike in motor vehicle thefts, Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno introduced a package of legislation to combat crime through increased penalties and stiffer sentencing. “We believe the issue must be addressed legislatively and demand enhanced penalties for criminals charged with...

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Children need more ABCs, less S-E-X, amid learning loss, inequitable funding slashes

TRENTON, N.J. – Schools must be fully funded and return to a rigorous focus on academics to combat learning loss, Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner said. With the state’s Start Strong assessment showing significant learning loss as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy’s pandemic lockdown policies, their call...

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Freshman GOP lawmakers cry foul after Gopal strikes out amid pushback of new sex-ed standards

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are calling out Sen. Vin Gopal on his latest effort to revise New Jersey’s planned sex education classes. The assemblywomen say his bill, announced on Tuesday, is damage control for Democrats in response to the justifiable growing outrage from parents...

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Piperno and Eulner call for end to vax mandates as relaxed Covid precautions prove no threat to public health

TRENTON, N.J. – On Monday, the deadline for health care workers to comply with Gov. Phil Murphy’s vaccination mandate, Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner appealed to Murphy to drop the executive order in accordance with relaxed Covid-19 precautions and in light of impending staffing shortages. Murphy’s executive order...

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Political candidates could soon be charged with bribery after bill passes Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill establishing that public servants who have yet to be sworn into office could be guilty of bribery, just like sitting politicians, cleared a legislative hurdle on Thursday when it passed both the Assembly and Senate unanimously. “Political candidates have been permitted to sell the...

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Freshman lawmaker demands Murphy halt inmates release program

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to halt his administration’s plan to release 852 inmates Sunday after lifting his Covid-19 health emergency last week. “The health emergency is over so it doesn’t make sense to continue releasing prisoners early,” said...

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Piperno and Eulner plan to support corrections officers’ health, safety and staffing levels through legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner say Gov. Phil Murphy’s ill-advised mandates are prioritizing prisoners over officers to the detriment of the state’s correctional system and public safety. On Friday, a New Jersey appeals court rejected a lawsuit from law enforcement unions challenging Murphy’s latest Covid-19...

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