Archive for Tag: military & vets

DeCroce bill increasing annual payments to disabled war veterans passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill to increase annual payments to blind and other wartime-service disabled veterans unanimously passed the full Assembly on Monday. Under the bill (A2559), service members in programs for blind and paralyzed veterans would receive an annual assistance increase to $1,800 from $750. “The...

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Dancer bill expanding Gold Star ID cards to more family members clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Additional relatives of military members who died during active duty could soon qualify for Gold Star identification cards under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed by the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee today. The bill (A1410) expands the Gold Star parent identification...

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Donations to Afghan refugees and interpreters in N.J. made a difference in wake of chaotic evacuation, says Dunn

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is thanking the community for their generosity following her humanitarian drive in partnership with the New Jersey Veterans Network to help Afghan refugees and interpreters at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. “It was amazing to see the outpouring of support from residents who wanted...

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Bergen: Voter bill nothing more than Democrat ballot harvesting

TRENTON, N.J. –  The Assembly last week passed a bill that on the surface seems like a win for out-of-country voters. However, one Assemblyman said it is nothing more than a scheme for Democrats to harvest ballots. Currently, United States citizens who previously were New Jersey residents and now...

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Governor signs Dancer bill providing in-state college tuition rates to military children who moved out of New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – Children of military families who attended high school in New Jersey, but are not currently living in the state, are now eligible for in-state tuition at public New Jersey colleges under a measure sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy...

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Dancer bill offering in-state tuition rates to military children who moved out of New Jersey goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Children of military families who attended high school in New Jersey, but are not currently living in the state, would be eligible for in-state tuition at public New Jersey colleges under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the Assembly today. “Military commitments...

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