Archive for Tag: Parker Space

Space resolution designating National Apprenticeship Week in New Jersey signed

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey now recognizes the second week in November as National Apprenticeship Week following the governor’s signature of Assemblyman Parker Space’s resolution on Monday. Apprenticeship programs combine classroom instruction with on-the-job paid training to build a pipeline of highly-qualified workers who can then use their industry-recognized...

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New Jersey could soon celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Parker Space’s resolution designating the second week in November as National Apprenticeship Week in New Jersey is headed to the governor’s desk after passing the Assembly on Thursday. Apprenticeship programs combine classroom instruction with on-the-job paid training to build a pipeline of highly-qualified workers who...

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Farmers can sell firewood without penalty under Space, Wirths bill passed by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that protects farmers’ rights to sell firewood obtained from another property. The bill (A111) is sponsored by LD 24 Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths. “Farming has evolved through the years, and farmers have had to adapt to those...

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Assembly advances bill addressing firefighter eligibility for Guard members and reservists called to active duty

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday passed a bill allowing members of the National Guard and military reserve called to active duty to remain age-eligible for civil service firefighter positions. The bill, sponsored by Assemblymen Parker Space and Alex Sauickie, would provide parity with existing law that offers...

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Wirths and Space bill easing proof of disability for veterans’ parking privileges advances

TRENTON, N.J. — Veterans who are 100% disabled would have less paper to submit when renewing parking privileges under a bill sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space. That bill (A2438) was released from the Military and Veterans Affairs committee Thursday. “I am happy we can provide a...

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Guard members and reservists called to active duty retain civil service firefighter eligibility under Space bill passed by committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday passed a bill allowing members of the National Guard and military reserve called to active duty to remain age-eligible for civil service firefighter positions. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space, would provide parity with existing law...

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Republicans stand up for “extremist” parents in NJEA spoof commercial

TRENTON, N.J. – In a parody ad released on YouTube Wednesday, the Assembly Republican Office in Trenton slams the state’s teachers’ union for its latest 15-second TV commercial calling outspoken parents “extremists.” The parody, “If the NJEA was honest in its commercials,” says the New Jersey Education Association has...

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Space’s mosquito control measure signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Local governments will receive state aid for mosquito control efforts under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space and signed into law on Friday.  “New Jerseyans are blessed to be able to experience so many different environments from dense forests to vast wetlands, but with that natural...

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Farmers can sell firewood without penalty under Space, Wirths bill advanced by Assembly Agriculture committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture Committee on Monday released a bill that protects farmers’ rights to sell firewood obtained from another property. The bill (A111) is sponsored by LD 24 Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths. “Farming has evolved through the years, and farmers have had to adapt...

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Wirths and Space to Gov. Murphy: Time to come clean on energy master plan costs

TRENTON, N.J. – Two years after the government promised to provide the bill for Gov. Phil Murphy’s energy master plan, which would force every building in New Jersey to switch to electric heating, the public is still waiting for answers. Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space want government energy...

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