Archive for Tag: sean kean

Lawmakers propose amendment to guarantee in-person voting

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson plan to introduce an amendment to the state constitution that prevents changes to future elections like those imposed this year. The 30th District lawmakers said they wanted to head-off attempts to make permanent any changes to...

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Asm. Kean calls on Murphy to offer in person appointments to resolve oldest unemployment claims

TRENTON, N.J. – In a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy, Assemblyman Sean Kean (R-Monmouth) asked that One-Stop Career Centers located throughout the state reopen to resolve unemployment claims. “I am sure you would agree that it is essential that UI and PUA funds are dispersed immediately,” wrote Kean.  “People can...

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Shore lawmakers urge Murphy to reopen state

LAKEWOOD, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson issued a joint statement urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen businesses. “We need to start reopening more businesses and services in New Jersey. The number of deaths, new cases and hospitalizations from Covid-19 are thankfully decreasing....

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Kean warns NJ cannot rush renewable energy if prices soar

WALL, N.J. – Worried that Gov. Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan will drive-up costs on families, Assemblyman Sean Kean urged caution against setting unrealistic goals. “There are positive elements in Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan; however, New Jersey is facing an affordability crisis and many people cannot afford to...

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National Guard veterans can now receive county benefits

TRENTON, N.J. – Veterans who served in the National Guard are finally able to use the guard’s discharge form to obtain a county veteran’s ID card after legislation was signed by the governor today. Assemblyman Sean Kean and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsored the bill (S2538/A3455) making it easier for...

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Bill ensuring benefits for National Guard veterans clears Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Veterans who served in the National Guard will be able to use the guard’s discharge form to obtain a county veteran’s ID card under legislation approved today by the Assembly. Assemblyman Sean Kean and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsor the bill (S2538/A3455) making it easier for retired...

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Military committee approves bill giving benefits to National Guard veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation allowing veterans who served in the National Guard to access military benefits today passed the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. Under the bill (A3455), sponsored by Assemblyman Sean Kean and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, the guard’s honorable discharge form qualifies as proof of military service...

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Newly hired psychiatric hospital employees protected by advancing legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today approved a measure to protect newly hired workers at the state’s four psychiatric hospitals. Sponsored by Assemblyman Sean Kean, the bill (A259) makes new employees at state operated correctional facilities and psychiatric institutions eligible for accidental disability benefits. Kean introduced the legislation in...

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GOP resolution promoting economic development signed

TRENTON, N.J. – The governor signed a measure Monday designating an annual New Jersey Economic Development Day on the second Monday of May. Assemblymen Edward Thomson and Sean Kean, and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsored the resolution (SJR72/AJR139) promoting job creation and business growth. “This creates an annual reminder that...

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