Archive for Tag: Robert Auth

GOP lawmakers attack tax on health care in committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats pushed a new $300 million tax on health insurance through Senate and Assembly committees Thursday against Republican objections. “As business creep to the precipice of collapse its deplorable that Democrats are oblivious to it,” said Robert Auth (R-Bergen).  “Everyone on the committee agreed that there...

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At first committee hearing, GOP lawmakers push back hard against Democrat plans to delay allocating legislative power with redistricting

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans in the Assembly Judiciary Committee pushed back against a Democrat plan to amend the state constitution to delay legislative redistricting until after the 2021 general election if the U.S. Census does not certify the state’s new population numbers by February 15, 2021.  “This is a...

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Auth advocates choice and public responsibility during health crisis

HASKELL, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth joined Bill Spadea Monday on NJ’s talk radio station NJ101.5 to speak about how the response to the Covid-19 pandemic was justified, but needed to remain fluid instead of becoming more drastic. “I’m advocating choice and public responsibility,” said Auth (R-Bergen). “Right now...

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Assembly Republicans react on social media to Murphy’s proposal for more tax increases

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans shared their criticisms on social media of Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget which included six new taxes and fees. “The Murphy budget has grown a whopping 18 percent (approximately 6 billion) in 3 years,” tweeted Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union). “New Jersey can’t...

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Auth bill creates private right of action for social media users whose political or religious speech has been deleted or censored

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Bob Auth introduced the Stop Social Media Censorship Act, creating a private right of action for social media users whose political or religious speech has been deleted or censored by social media platforms. The bill will also affect those who have been disfavored or censured...

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Auth calls for Murphy appointee to resign amid anti-Semitic social media posts

HASKELL, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth is calling for the resignation of a state labor department representative, appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy, following his divisive social media posts. Jeffrey Dye, who also serves as the president of the Passaic NAACP, is facing criticism for his anti-Semitic and anti-Latino comments...

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Auth and attorney responsible for halting physician-assisted suicide law defend state Superior Court decision

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth and E. David Smith, Esq., the attorney representing Dr. Yosef Glassman in the lawsuit to stop the physician-assisted suicide law, argued it violates the constitution and state law during a press conference yesterday. They defended Superior Court Judge Paul Innes’ decision to grant...

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Auth promoting North Jersey business sites to Japanese corporations

TRENTON, N.J. – Dozens of acres of vacant corporate campuses in Montvale and other municipalities could be destined for court-mandated, high-density housing. At the former Sony Electronics corporate campus in Park Ridge and Montvale, office buildings are being replaced by 615 units, including more than 100 designated for affordable...

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