Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Dancer bill would create an interest-free loan program for the purchase of generators

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation (A4798) that would help consumers buy home power generators that they otherwise might not be able to afford.  Dancer’s bill would require electric companies to work with the Board of Public Utilities and the Division of Rate Counsel to create...

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Spit in a cop’s food or drink? That could be a felony under Dancer bill.

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation to deter people from repeating the vile act of spitting into a police officer’s food or drink. In July, the Park Ridge Police Department received an anonymous tip that Kevin Trejo, a Starbucks employee, was spitting into the coffee of...

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Dancer and Rooney to Murphy: It’s time to be a team player

TRENTON, N.J. – Ice hockey players are feeling the cold shoulder from Gov. Phil Murphy. Now that New Jersey has authorized gyms, indoor dining and entertainment venues to resume operations with proper safety precautions, Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Kevin J. Rooney are calling on the governor to allow athletes...

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Lawmaker wants restoring public utilities in rural areas to be a top priority

TRENTON, N.J. –The lengthy process of restoring public utilities after a major storm has been an issue plaguing rural residents for quite some time. Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to ensure rural areas are given the same level of priority as the rest of the state and has introduced two...

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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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