Archive for Tag: Parker Space

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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Lawmaker’s bill to publicize Junior Firefighter regulations passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield and Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill (A1106) requiring the director of fire safety to publicize regulations to train Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members passed an Assembly committee Monday. “We must ensure junior firefighters are aware of all the regulations put in place to keep them...

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Assembly passes bill protecting communities from fees mandated by some homeowner associations

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Assembly passed legislation Thursday protecting homeowners from voluntary associations that try to impose mandatory fees on all residents, regardless of membership. The bill (S908/A2480), sponsored Assemblyman Hal Wirths and Holly Schepisi and co-sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space, bans associations or clubs from compelling non-members...

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Space, Wirths blast unconstitutional borrowing and tax scheme

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths today voted against the borrowing bill, which would allow up to at least $14 billion in new borrowing without voter approval, which runs afoul of the state Constitution’s debt limitation amendment and the 2004 Lance vs. McGreevey decision, which further...

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Stuck at home, you can still explore the zoo online with Assemblyman Parker Space during coronavirus closures

TRENTON, N.J. – As school children and parents adjust to staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, which has closed schools and businesses across New Jersey, Assemblyman Parker Space wanted to share a behind-the-scenes look at his life running a zoo in New Jersey.  Watch: Space gives zoo tour  “Without...

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District 24 lawmakers urge Murphy to allow outdoor high school graduations

SPARTA, N.J. – Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths called upon Gov. Phil Murphy to reverse his opposition to holding safe and responsible outdoor high school graduations for Garden State senior students. “If people can responsibly walk and celebrate in our parks and forests, then...

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State and local bipartisan push to safely reopen economy

SPARTA, N.J. – Echoing constituent messages that all small businesses are essential to their owners and employees, Assemblyman Parker Space, a Republican, was joined with Branchville Mayor Tony Frato, a Democrat, in a call to responsibly and safely reopen New Jersey. They are advocating for struggling small businesses and...

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