Archive for Tag: Ocean County

McGuckin calls on Murphy to reverse school funding cuts in budget

TRENTON, N.J. – Long-time critic of Gov. Phil Murphy’s school funding formula, Assemblyman Greg McGuckin is calling on Murphy to reverse plans to cut nearly $240 million from districts to pay for the $10.75 billion for schools in his proposed budget. “Increased funding for schools shouldn’t come at the...

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Southern shore lawmakers say unprecedented whale deaths warrant suspension of offshore wind projects

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Michael Testa and Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are intensifying calls to suspend offshore wind projects following an unprecedented number of whale deaths along the coasts of New Jersey and New York. They join a chorus of concerned elected officials and environmental and commercial...

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