Archive for Tag: Parker Space

Bill strengthening county agriculture boards advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation to add alternate members to county agriculture development boards was cleared by an Assembly panel today. Sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space, the bill (A1565) requires one alternate member to represent the general public and the other to be actively engaged in farming. The two new...

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Wirths, Space bill prohibiting police from considering citation and arrest data in performance evaluations passes

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would end police departments from using the number of tickets issued or arrests made in an officer’s performance evaluation passed the Assembly Monday. Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space sponsored the bill (A4058). Currently, agencies can use such data when evaluating officer performance....

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Space bill promoting better trained workforce passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill allowing secondary classroom experience to satisfy existing education requirements in apprenticeship programs passed the Assembly Monday. Apprenticeship programs allow individuals to earn money while gaining on-the-job training, a job-related classroom education and industry-recognized credentials. Employers are able to develop specific training that...

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Committee advances Space bill on native plant species brochures

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require plant nurseries to inform customers of the importance of native plant species in New Jersey advanced out of the Assembly Agriculture Committee Wednesday. Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill (A1584) specifies the N.J. Department of Agriculture create a brochure that touts the benefits...

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Garden State summers could soon be “Jersey Fresh Season”

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Parker Space’s joint resolution designating June through September as “Jersey Fresh Season” unanimously passed the Assembly Thursday. “It wouldn’t be summer in New Jersey without farm-fresh crops like tomatoes, corn, blueberries and peaches. Residents have access to nutrient-rich bountiful harvests, because of our hard working...

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Wirths, Space bill prohibiting police from considering citation and arrest data in performance evaluations advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee released a bill, sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, prohibiting police departments from using the number of tickets issued or arrests made in an officer’s performance evaluation. Although state law currently bans police departments from establishing policies...

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Space bill permitting charities to conduct remote raffles and bingos passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Charitable organizations, including veterans groups, volunteer fire and rescue squads, churches and other non-profits, would be allowed to host remote bingos and raffles under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space and advanced by the Assembly today. “Our civic organizations and community non-profits support a wide...

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Committee clears Dancer, Space bill creating task force to control invasive species

TRENTON, N.J. – The pesky polka-dotted bugs known as spotted lantern flies, a notorious invasive species, and the threat of other non-native plants, animals and insects to New Jersey’s ecosystem would be the focus of a new task force approved by the Assembly Agriculture Committee today. Assemblymen Ron Dancer...

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Space’s bill allowing non-profits to conduct remote raffles and bingos advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Veterans groups, volunteer fire and rescue squads, churches and other charitable organizations could be permitted to conduct bingos and raffles remotely under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space and advanced by the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee today. “Our civic organizations and community...

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GOP lawmakers fault Dems for failing to reign in Murphy’s executive powers

TRENTON, N.J. – State Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths assailed legislative Democrats for blocking attempts to end government by executive orders and restore legislative checks and balances. “It is astonishing to me that the legislative process is now viewed as a burden to effective...

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