Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Your phone could soon be your NJ driver’s license under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced a bill requiring the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to create and issue electronic driver’s licenses and identification cards to individuals who voluntarily request one.  The bill (A5433) follows up on recommendations from the MVC’s 2016 Mobile Driver’s License Feasibility Study...

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Dancer wants Covid testing and vaccination units at Jersey Shore for summer tourism season

TRENTON, N.J. – With an eye on improving travel and economic trends, Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced a resolution urging the Department of Health to set up mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination units along the Jersey Shore during tourism season. “Jersey shore businesses and attractions are very much looking...

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Dancer resolution honors state police on their 100th anniversary

TRENTON, N.J. – On the 100th anniversary of the New Jersey State Police, Assemblyman Ron Dancer announced he is introducing an Assembly resolution marking the occasion and honoring their service. “We owe our selfless state troopers a debt of gratitude for protecting the citizens of New Jersey for the...

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Dancer bill offering property tax relief through local merchant loyalty programs sent to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Both houses of the Legislature advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing municipalities to create a property tax reward program for residents who patronize local businesses. “By encouraging people to shop locally we are helping to rebuild our Main Streets and small business communities,” said Dancer (R-Ocean)....

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Dancer bill extending time to collect horse race winnings passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Accounting for the impact of Covid-19 on horse racing tracks, the Assembly advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill extending the time to cash in winning parimutuel tickets to a year, rather than six months. Parimutuel is the type of wagering done at New Jersey’s racetracks, in which...

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Local lawmakers condemn racist email to Old Bridge councilwoman

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. – State GOP lawmakers representing the township condemned a racist email sent to a Democrat councilwoman in Old Bridge. “The fact that there is this sort of hate based on race is disgraceful,” said Sen. Samuel Thompson, who lives in Old Bridge. “Diversity is something to...

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Governor signs Dancer bill allowing ashes of veteran family members to be buried in military cemeteries

TRENTON, N.J. – The unclaimed ashes of a veteran’s spouse or dependent can now be united with the service member in a military cemetery under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and signed into law this week. “Husbands and wives are usually buried together in private cemeteries and our...

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School districts keep more surplus, face fewer budget restrictions under Dancer bill signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill giving school districts more control over their budgets for the current and following academic years. The new law allows schools to maintain a surplus of 4% instead of 2%, and allows them to transfer those funds between line...

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Dancer proposes school bus safety reforms to protect children from dangerous operators

TRENTON, N.J. – Following a staggering report by the USA TODAY Network that revealed dangerous bus operators were able to continue transporting students, Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced legislation to close loopholes and improve oversight of the school transportation system.  Dancer’s bill (A5400) establishes a school bus safety coordinator in...

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