Archive for Tag: Serena DiMaso

DiMaso calls on Murphy to halt toll hikes as New Jersey addresses coronavirus outbreak

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso called on Gov. Phil Murphy to stop the New Jersey Turnpike Authority from charging ahead on proposed toll hikes while New Jersey responds to the coronavirus crisis. Public hearings on a plan to raise tolls $525 million a year and allow 3 percent...

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DePhillips, DiMaio and DiMaso introduce bill lowering CBT to 2.5 percent

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans are walking to their talk of cutting the corporate business tax to make the state more business friendly. Assemblymen Christopher DePhillips and John DiMaio are introducing a bill (A3754) with Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso that would gradually cut the rate to a flat 2.5 percent....

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Assembly passes DiMaso resolution commemorating 100 years of women’s voting rights

TRENTON, N.J. – In recognition of the suffragists who fought for and won the right to vote 100 years ago, the Assembly passed a resolution (ACR127) commemorating the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment in America. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, the bipartisan resolution recognizes the important...

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Monmouth lawmakers take skeptical look at JCP&L request for rate increases

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Declan O’Scanlon, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger are calling on the state Board of Public Utilities to thoroughly evaluate a request from Jersey Central Power & Light to increase electric rates. “We call on the BPU and the state rate counsel to thoroughly...

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March 19 is now Women in Public Office Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the important role women play in their communities and politics, a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day” was signed into law last week.  “As we come upon the 100th anniversary of...

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DiMaso bill allowing more victims of crime to seek compensation signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – On Tuesday, the governor signed a bill (A3391/S498) sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso that amends the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971 to increase eligibility and financial support for victims. A 2018 investigation by NJ Advance Media found that the state’s Victims of Crime Compensation Office...

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GOP leaders say Murphy failed taxpayers in second State of the State message

TRENTON, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s second State of the State message, Assembly Republican leaders responded by saying his progressive agenda doesn’t address the real concerns of taxpayers who can no longer afford to live in the state. Since Murphy took office, taxes have been raised by more...

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DiMaso bill allowing more victims of crime to seek compensation heads to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – By a 74-0 vote, the Assembly passed a bill (A3391/S498), sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, amending the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971 to increase eligibility and financial support for victims. It now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. A 2018 investigation by NJ...

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DiMaso and Schepisi resolution designating March 19 as Women in Public Office Day goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly recognized the important role women play in their communities and politics by advancing a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day.” The unanimous vote sends the resolution to the governor’s desk. ...

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