Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Governor signs Dancer bill creating new state logo choices for manufacturers

TRENTON, N.J. – Manufacturers will have new options when denoting their goods are New Jersey made. Today, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that gives manufacturers three new alternatives for stating a product is made in the state. “New Jersey is rightly known as the...

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Dancer calls on governor to use surplus to avoid school aid cuts

TRENTON, N.J. – Schools that saw a reduction in state aid can apply for stabilization grants through the New Jersey Department of Education. Assemblyman Ron Dancer applauds Gov. Phil Murphy for offering $50 million in such grants to help impacted districts adjust to their new funding levels and rehire...

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Dancer calls for policyholders, not executives, to reap windfall benefits

TRENTON, N.J. – Revenues generated from a mutual holding company, now Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, should go toward reducing health insurance costs for policyholders and not lining the pockets of executives. Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced a constitutional amendment that, if passed, would ensure policyholders...

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Dancer bill stops Sharia law from being used in NJ courts to harm women and girls

TRENTON, N.J. – As Afghan women flee the country in fear for their safety and freedom following the Taliban takeover, Assemblyman Ron Dancer is fighting to protect the rights of women and girls in our state. His bill would prohibit foreign law from being enforced in New Jersey if...

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GOP lawmaker seeks to clarify obscured license plate law

TRENTON, N.J. – In the span of five years, from July 2016 to July 2021, police issued 482,481 citations to New Jersey drivers who had partially obscured license plates. In light of a recent Supreme Court ruling that gives drivers a basis to appeal infractions, Assemblyman Ron Dancer is...

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New Jersey Olympians shouldn’t have to pay state income taxes on winnings, says Dancer

TRENTON, N.J. – Nine New Jersey athletes brought home 11 medals — five gold, four silver and two bronze — from the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Now, Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to shield those winnings from state income taxes through legislation he introduced in May. His bill...

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Dancer’s first-in-the-nation fixed odds wagering act signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing fixed odds wagering on in-state horse races was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy last week. Under the new law (A4909/S3090), New Jersey’s racetracks are permitted to expand the type of bets they accept from pari-mutuel to fixed odds to attract more...

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Dancer’s rare disease advisory council measure signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s legislation creating a 20-member advisory council to study issues facing New Jersey residents diagnosed with rare diseases was signed into law today. The law will help the state government better understand barriers faced by the community and better serve patients, especially in the...

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Assembly passes Dancer bill creating grant program to study school district regionalization

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed a bill Monday that would allow school districts to be reimbursed for conducting regionalization feasibility studies. The bill (A5537), first released with amendments from the Assembly Education Committee June 9, is sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. “New Jersey has the highest property taxes...

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Dancer bill expanding transparency of college costs for both current and prospective students goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Currently enrolled college students could soon receive the same cost disclosure information that is now only provided to prospective students of a New Jersey college or university under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed in Monday’s Assembly voting session. The bill (A3872/S1877) expands...

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