Archive for Tag: Serena DiMaso

DiMaso receives National Foundation for Women Legislators’ highest honor

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso received the National Foundation for Women Legislators’ highest honor, the Dean McManus spirit award, at the organization’s annual conference in Memphis, Tenn. last week. “I could not be more honored and proud to receive this year’s Dean McManus award. NFWL has been a...

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DiMaso bill supporting duck habitats, preserving wetlands signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso’s bill increasing funds for wildlife conservation and wetlands preservation through the state’s waterfowl stamps was signed into law Monday. “This law will allow New Jersey to preserve and rehabilitate more land with the goal of promoting healthy duck habitats,” DiMaso (R-Monmouth) said. “I...

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Murphy, Muoio put on the clock in letter by Assembly budget members

TRENTON, N.J. – It is unclear why legislative hearings with Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio were cancelled in the Assembly. Republican members of the budget committee sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy and Muoio, giving them 24 hours to answer a dozen questions that would have been asked had the...

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Police employment database bill passes in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would create a police employment database passed in the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A4379), sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, requires the State Police to create a database that will house records from all law enforcement agency applicants. That information will include applicants’ names,...

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DiMaso’s election integrity bill package calls for increased security, automatic recounts

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso introduced a three-bill package this week enhancing ballot security, establishing a permanent electronic petition process, and requiring an automatic recount in the event an election comes down to a 0.5% vote difference. “Voters will mistrust our democratic process if elections are not secure....

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GOP lawmakers blast new pandemic powers granted to Murphy under Democrat bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans on the Assembly Appropriations Committee blasted a bill (A5777) advanced Tuesday that would allow Gov. Phil Murphy to continue issuing directives and orders related to the pandemic after he rescinds the state’s public health emergency next month. “Giving the governor new statutory powers to handle...

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DiMaso: Legislature needs to stop constant MVC Covid closures

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso introduced a bill this week preventing extensive Covid-related closures at Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and reducing disruptions to in-person services. “In the wake of yet another ridiculous and unnecessary two-week MVC facility closure, it is clear that we need legislation to address the...

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