Archive for Tag: Robert Auth

Auth and DeFuccio condemn coldblooded Castro regime

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio are voicing their support of the Cuban people who have taken to the streets in anti-government protests, and condemning the inhumane Communist regime.  “It is coldblooded Communism and the repressive government tactics of Fidel Castro that turned Cuba into...

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GOP Assembly members react to Hicks resignation

TRENTON, N.J. – Scandal-plagued N.J. Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks finally resigned Tuesday after months of bipartisan demands for his firing were ignored by Gov. Phil Murphy. His resignation comes after a damning 75-page investigation released Monday that detailed a broken system of abuses at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility...

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After Edna Mahan hearing GOP lawmakers call for ombudsman resignation, continue push to oust Hicks

TRENTON, N.J. – After an eight-hour Assembly hearing Thursday on the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility, the four Republican lawmakers on the panel issued a joint statement and called for a top to bottom change in management starting with Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks and Corrections Ombudsman Dan DiBenedetti. “We are...

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Statement on violence in nation’s capital from district 39 lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Gerald Cardinale, Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi released the following joint statement regarding the violence in Washington on Wednesday: “America was built upon both the right of our citizens to peacefully protest and the need for the democratic process to peacefully unfold. The...

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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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