Archive for Tag: restaurants

Murphy vetoes Bramnick, Sweeney bipartisan bill to help restaurants

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick questioned Gov. Phil Murphy for vetoing bipartisan legislation Monday that reimburses New Jersey restaurants that lost money when the governor pulled the plug on the planned reopening of indoor dining this summer. “It is unthinkable that the governor would veto bi-partisan...

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Bramnick bill reimbursing restaurant owners for ‘Murphy almost opening’ passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Senate President Steve Sweeney, to reimburse restaurants that had spent money on supplies in preparation for indoor dining’s return passed the Assembly unanimously. “We all know how difficult it has been for the restaurant business,” Bramnick...

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Bramnick calls on Murphy to meet with restaurant owners on reopening plans

TRENTON, N.J. – Following a news report that Gov. Phil Murphy declined to meet with restaurant owners, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on Murphy to meet with them about their plans to reopen safely. “Restaurant owners worked years to build their business and deserve respect from Governor Murphy,”...

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GOP lawmakers say permit fees for restaurants, bars to comply with reopening plans unfair

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen John DiMaio and Kevin J. Rooney are calling for the state division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and municipalities to waive fees for restaurants and bars reopening under Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive orders. The state ABC is charging $75 to apply for a one-time, special permit...

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Thomson calls for Murphy to let restaurants use outdoor spaces to aid industry devastated by shutdown

WALL, N.J. – Assemblyman Edward Thomson is calling for Gov. Phil Murphy to allow restaurants open for outdoor dining while adhering to recommended safety guidelines. Thomson said bars and dining establishments been severely impacted since they were ordered closed in March and should be allowed to open if they...

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DiMaso bill allowing liquor takeout heads to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation (A3966) sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso passed both the Senate and Assembly Thursday allowing for takeout and delivery of liquor with food orders from restaurants. “I am very proud that we were able to get this bill passed,” said DiMaso (R-Monmouth) “During my communications with...

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