Archive for Tag: South Jersey

Glassboro-Camden rail line won’t solve commuter woes, but other projects will, says South Jersey lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick wants the money earmarked for the 18-mile Glassboro-Camden light-rail line to be reallocated to other pressing infrastructure projects that would help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes for those living and working in Gloucester and Camden counties. “South Jersey doesn’t...

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South Jersey lawmaker says real estate feud with Del. is about securing economic prosperity for Salem County

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer says a centuries-old interstate fight with Delaware over the coastline of Salem County is about securing economic prosperity for future generations. “It’s time to bring this agreement into the 21st century and look at what makes the most sense for the...

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South Jersey lawmakers’ Zoom call with N.J. DEP breaks down plastic bag ban for businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – Restaurants, fisheries, and food markets in South Jersey are eager to abide by New Jersey’s not-so-clear-cut law banning single-use plastic carryout bags starting May 4. In an attempt to address common questions and resolve confusion, southern shore region lawmakers, Sen. Michael Testa, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and...

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Bramnick, McClellan, Simonsen to hold hearings on safe reopening of New Jersey tourism economy

 TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick will hold a hearing with South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen on restarting New Jersey’s tourism economy with business owners.  Hearings will be broadcast on Facebook Live, Wednesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. The public and media can watch...

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As Murphy’s soccer team resumes practice, South Jersey lawmakers urge him to restart youth sports and spur small business survival

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state’s youth sports leagues for the summer season after he cleared professional teams to resume activities noting the immense benefits this action would provide to local businesses which have...

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Simonsen, McClellan call on governor to rein in spending and stand up for South Jersey

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s $41 billion proposed budget announcement, Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are calling on the governor to operate under a 2 percent spending cap and consider South Jersey residents in budget negotiations. Municipalities have been subject to a 2...

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