Archive for Tag: Office of Legislative Services

PROOF: Dems’ ‘incidental entry’ term in concealed carry bill is gobbledygook

TRENTON, N.J. – Asked if he would define ‘incidental entry’ during an Assembly debate last month on his concealed carry restriction bill, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen abruptly said, “No,” causing several lawmakers to break out in laughter. “I think you should consult an attorney or the dictionary if you are...

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DiMaio criticizes Coughlin’s tax relief proposal as another government gimmick, says N.J. needs tax cuts

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio was critical of Speaker Craig Coughlin’s statement promising to use the surging surplus to fund the ‘largest tax relief program in state history’ as another short-term government gimmick that does little to address the root causes of New Jersey’s affordability crisis. “A...

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GOP lawmakers grill treasurer, state finance officers on taxes, spending and surplus in Murphy’s budget

TRENTON, N.J. – During an Assembly Budget Committee hearing on Monday, Republican members grilled N.J. state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio and the Office of Legislative Services on Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed $49 billion spending plan. From one-shot revenues to fee holidays, Assembly Republican budget officer Hal Wirths, Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz...

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