Archive for Tag: Parker Space

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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Space stresses need for specifics in state’s plan to reopen economy

SPARTA, N.J. – Following Assemblyman Parker Space’s comments that the governor’s plan to restart the state’s economy was more of a road block than a road back, he issued an online petition and video calling for concrete plans to reopen businesses and get people back to work. WATCH: Parker...

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Oroho, Space and Wirths happy state and county parks and golf courses to be opened

SPARTA, N.J. – Senator Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths are happy that Gov. Murphy has heeded their calls to reopen the outdoors to help people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m glad to see the governor move today to reopen our parks and golf courses,”...

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Space to Murphy: Plan to restart economy more of a road block than road back

SPARTA, N.J. – While small businesses are struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic and 858,000 New Jerseyans have filed for unemployment, Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to restart the state’s economy lacks any real action according to Assemblyman Parker Space. Murphy’s “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health through...

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Lawmakers propose measure to aid farmers and the hungry during coronavirus pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Farmers across America without schools, hotels and restaurants to buy their food are being forced to dump millions of gallons of milk, mulch produce back into the soil, and smash hundreds of thousands of eggs. As mandatory shutdowns leave farmers with few options and hundreds of...

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