Archive for Tag: Parker Space

Assembly passes Wirths and Space bill prohibiting public contracts for those banned from federal contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a bill (A3745/S2469) passed by the Assembly today and sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, a person debarred from contracting with the federal government will be prohibited from contracting for any public work in New Jersey. The bill now goes to the governor...

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Space and Wirths bill establishing food hubs goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – With today’s unanimous vote in the Assembly, legislation (A3592) sponsored by Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths establishing food hubs to strengthen small-scale New Jersey farms goes to the governor’s desk for his signature. Food hubs help connect food producers to new markets and services. Selling...

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Space and Wirths bill to stop corrupt recycling of contaminated soil heads to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. –In an effort to stop illegal dumping of contaminated dirt, the Assembly voted today to advance a bill (S1683/A4267), sponsored Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, that would expand New Jersey’s solid waste licensing law to include soil and fill recycling businesses. The bill reflects recommendations stemming...

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Wirths and Space bill to stop corrupt recycling of contaminated soil advances

TRENTON, N.J. –The Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a bill (S1683/A4267), sponsored Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, to expand New Jersey’s solid waste licensing law to include businesses engaged in soil and fill recycling in order to prevent illegal dumping of contaminated dirt. The bill is based off recommendations...

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Space bill requiring prevailing wage contractors to register advances

TRENTON, N.J. –The Assembly Labor Committee advanced a bill (A2478/S62) Monday, sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space, to require all contractors who must pay their workers prevailing wage to register with the Department of Labor. “It’s important that the Department of Labor is aware of all contractors who hold public...

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Assembly passes Space bill creating state license plates for veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Honorably discharged veterans would be eligible to receive special license plates under a bill (A133) sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space and passed by the Assembly today. “This is a way to spotlight a veteran’s service and show our gratitude. They have earned this special recognition,” said Space...

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Space says bear hunt makes New Jerseyans safer, should be permitted on state-owned lands

TRENTON, N.J. – With the six-day October bear hunt starting Monday, Assemblyman Parker Space is asking the Legislature to advance his bill (A169) to establish the Fish and Game Council as the sole entity responsible for regulating hunting, fishing and trapping and prohibit the closing of state-owned lands for...

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Space and Wirths remind residents to apply for property tax relief

SPARTA, N.J. – Residents will start to receive their 2017 homestead benefit filing information in the mail as early as next week. Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, who represent Sussex County and parts of Morris and Warren counties, are urging residents to apply for the benefit, which provides property...

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Job-training pilot program signed by governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation today, sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, establishing a pilot program to provide jobseekers with in-demand training. The bill (S1887/A4164) passed the Assembly in May before the Senate approved it with amendments extending the program until Jan. 1, 2023,...

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Space bill designating county correctional officers, wardens as police signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation today that would add the word “police” to the titles of county correctional officers, wardens and deputy wardens. “This will help eliminate any confusion over their authority and just clarifies the powers that these officers of the law already possess,” said...

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