Archive for Tag: Robert Auth

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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Republican lawmakers call on AG to ensure secure vote-by-mail process

TRENTON, N.J. – Following the arrest of Elmwood Park’s Mayor Frank Caramagna on election fraud charges, a group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requesting his office provide guidelines that would allow the N.J. Division of Elections to issue rules to county superintendents...

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Auth seeks tougher penalties for harming patients under new right-to-die legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy intends to sign legislation permitting physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill in New Jersey. In a push to protect our most vulnerable residents, Assemblyman Robert Auth plans to introduce a bill that will increase penalties for those who intentionally try to harm patients....

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Democrats vote against workers knowing how much they’re taxed

TRENTON, N.J. – Workers were denied the opportunity to know the amount of taxes that are being withheld from their paychecks today in the Assembly Labor committee. Assemblyman Robert Auth’s effort to add transparency to a bill (A-3413) that aims to alert employees how their wages are calculated was...

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Assembly Republicans react on social media to Murphy State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Criticism poured-in on social media from Republicans in the state Assembly after Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his first state of the state message to a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday. “Governor Murphy’s top NJ priorities for 2019 are increasing minimum wage and legalizing pot,” tweeted...

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