Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Assembly passes bill to make non-teaching school staff eligible for binding arbitration

TRENTON, N.J. – Binding arbitration will be available to settle disciplinary disputes involving non-teaching school district employees under legislation advanced today by the Assembly. The bill (A3664), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, places the burden of proof on the employer in arbitration cases. “Arbitration is a proven tool for...

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Bill sheltering contracted school employees from private subcontracting agreements clears Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today voted to block public schools and colleges from subcontracting services while a collective bargaining agreement is in place. Sponsored by Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and Ron Dancer, the bill (A3395) also establishes conditions after the expiration of a negotiated contract. “We want to make...

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Dancer bill puts new stamp on notary process

TRENTON, N.J. – Technology has disrupted the landscape and business today is conducted by computer, but the important role of notaries public authenticating signatures and preventing fraud is still done the old fashion way – in person and on paper. Legislation (A4860) advanced today by the Assembly Regulated Professions...

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Gov. Murphy signs bill holding horse auctioneers accountable

TRENTON, N.J. –Buyers won’t be taken for a ride by crooked horse auctioneers thanks to legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Kevin J. Rooney and Ron Dancer and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. The legislation (S455/A3673) requires horse auctioneers to post identifying information of a horse online 72...

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Governor signs Dancer, Handlin bill increasing penalties for ‘slamming’ by third-party energy suppliers

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation increasing penalties on energy suppliers and marketers for hijacking consumers’ electric bills was signed Wednesday by Governor Phil Murphy. Sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, the consumer protection bill (A1683) doubles the penalties for changing a consumer’s power company without approval to...

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Dancer, Clifton announce state funding of $3.1 million in local road projects

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. – Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Rob Clifton today announced 13 municipalities in the 12th Legislative District will receive more than $3.1 million from the state Transportation Department for roadway preservation. “The roads have taken a beating from another unpredictable New Jersey winter,” said Dancer (R-Ocean). “This...

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Assembly advances New Jersey Agriculture Day resolution

TRENTON, N.J. – A resolution approved by the Assembly today designates March 20 as Agriculture Day in New Jersey. The measure (AJR40) is sponsored by Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Parker Space, two veteran members of the Assembly Agriculture Committee. Farming has a significant impact on the state. More than...

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Dancer bill declawing excess pharmacy charges awaits Assembly approval

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly votes Monday on legislation to restrict insurers from levying copayments higher than the cash price of medications. Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors the bill (S2690/A3993) seeking to reduce the price consumers pay for their prescription drugs. Pharmacy benefit managers, middlemen controlling prescription drug plans for...

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