Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Lawmakers slam Murphy’s cuts to horse racing industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision to cut $20 million in funding to the state’s horse racing industry has been met with furious blowback from two shore-area lawmakers who say he is jeopardizing the already hard-hit industry. “The state’s horse racing industry stands alone in providing economic, environmental,...

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Dancer, Clifton bill directs $6 million in CARES Act funding for suburban & rural business support

TRENTON, N.J. –Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced a bill (A4571) to help suburban and rural businesses impacted by the Gov. Phil Murphy’s economic shutdown to pay rent under a new $6 million grant program to be administered under the state Department of Community Affairs. “In order to help our state...

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Dancer’s bill allowing preserved farmlands host special events advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill allowing preserved farmlands to host special occasions events unanimously passed the state Assembly Thursday. “We need to make sure when tourists plan to visit a New Jersey farm they get a chance to see all the amazing agricultural locations we have, even if it’s...

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Assembly passes Dancer bill allowing ashes of veteran family members to be buried in military cemeteries

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, to allow the unclaimed ashes of a veteran’s spouse or dependent to be united with the service member in a military cemetery, passed the state Assembly Thursday, with a 73 to vote. “Husbands and wives are usually buried together in private cemeteries and our fallen

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Dancer wants federal help for businesses, towns and schools near Joint Base

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants Congress to pass legislation intended to help communities near the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Burlington County manage the coronavirus pandemic and its wide-ranging impacts. “Communities where military families often live, go to school and shop are crucial for protecting the base and...

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