Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Dancer introduces bill encouraging post-Covid tourism in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – From the Skylands region to the southern shore, New Jersey’s tourism destinations have suffered the ill effects of coronavirus shutdowns and stay-at-home orders. In anticipation of post-pandemic travel, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced a bill requiring the Division of Travel and Tourism to create and publish...

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Dancer bill greatly expanding college cost transparency gets committee approval

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly Higher Education Committee released Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill expanding current law to require that all students attending a college or university in New Jersey receive the same kind of cost disclosure information that only prospective students currently must receive. Understanding the true costs...

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Assembly panel advances Dancer legislation creating rare disease advisory council

TRENTON, N.J. – People afflicted with rare diseases can look forward to better coordinated and more effective attention from experts and government leaders under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the Assembly Health Committee on Wednesday. Dancer’s bill (A4016) would establish a 20-member rare disease advisory...

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Assembly approves Dancer bill authorizing online car sales and e-signatures

TRENTON, N.J. – As more car dealerships reinvent their sales strategies due to the pandemic shutdowns and to meet consumer demand for a less stressful sales experience, the state Assembly passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill authorizing online car sales and modernizing Motor Vehicle Commission practices. “The coronavirus and related...

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Dancer introduces bill equalizing due process for non-civil service law enforcement

TRENTON, N.J. – Some non-civil service law enforcement officers have lesser due-process rights than others when facing disciplinary charges. Legislation proposed by Assemblyman Ron Dancer will ensure equal justice under a current law that provides for Superior Court review and special disciplinary arbitration for some officers. “Right now, only...

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Governor signs Dancer legislation allowing employees to live on horse farms

TRENTON, N.J. – Home is where the horse is— at least that’s the case in New Jersey after Gov. Phil Murphy signed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill permitting full-time, year-round farm employees to reside on premises where horses are boarded. “Groomers, trainers and other full-time farm employees often need extended...

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Clifton and Dancer welcome funding for pre-K programs at Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Rob Clifton and Ron Dancer welcomed $1,574,034 in new aid for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District to expand its pre-k programs starting Feb. 1, 2021. The pair represent Matawan in the 12th Legislative District. “This is great news for the young minds that will benefit...

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Dancer legislation removing civil service exam obstacle for entry-level law enforcement goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Aspiring police officers may not have to take the civil service exam prior to employment under legislation advanced by the Assembly and Senate yesterday. The bill (A5122/S3220) permits a municipality or county police department that has adopted a conflict of interest and nepotism policy to exempt...

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Dancer legislation aiming to eliminate neighborhood eyesores clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee cleared legislation holding owners responsible for maintaining vacant or abandoned residential and commercial properties. “Overgrown and derelict properties bring down the value of everyone’s homes and local businesses,” said Assemblyman Ron Dancer, a prime sponsor of the bill. “To...

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Dancer introduces pro-veteran bills increasing oversight in state-run homes and more

TRENTON, N.J. – Protecting vulnerable veterans in state-run homes is a top priority for Assemblyman Ron Dancer who introduced several bills on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day that advance veterans’ safety, health and housing. His first bill (A5108) would create an independent inspector general to investigate complaints concerning policies and...

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