Archive for Tag: Robert Auth

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More