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Affordable housing project in Howell underscores need for legislative reform, say Singer, Kean and Thomson

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson, lawmakers from Legislative District 30, which includes Howell, say a proposed 319-unit project in the township illustrates the urgent need for affordable housing reform. When the Legislature reconvenes after the November election, they are calling on...

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911 dispatchers designated first responders in Kean bill passed by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Sean Kean’s bill designating 911 dispatchers as first responders unanimously passed the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A3804) recognizes their work as life-saving and includes them in the first responder community with law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical professionals. “They are the first, first responders that...

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Vaccination distribution plans should include senior communities say Shore lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Ned Thomson (R-Monmouth/Ocean) are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to ensure vaccinations can be provided in senior communities and to allocate the resources needed for such a program. “We have heard from many constituents who live in adult...

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‘Completely unacceptable,’ say District 30 lawmakers on 11-week unemployment benefit extension delays

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Bob Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean, and Ned Thomson (R-Monmouth) are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to implement the 11-week extension of unemployment benefits enacted by Congress in December as soon as possible. Claimants who exhausted benefits before Dec. 26 have not received any payments...

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30th District lawmakers introduce bill to keep in-person voting for future elections

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson are sponsoring legislation that would guarantee in-person voting and prohibit automatically distributing mail-in ballots for future elections. The legislators said confusion surrounding the voting changes and the resulting delays of election results illustrate the need to...

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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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