Archive for Tag: State of Emergency

Dancer proposes legislation protecting business tax credits during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Due to pandemic conditions and the major shift to remote work, businesses that received tax credits through the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 are struggling to meet a requirement that employees spend 80 percent of their work time on-site. To protect jobs and businesses,...

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Bramnick reacts after hearing testimony Friday on the pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. – Friday’s Senate and Assembly Republican hearing on the impact of Covid restrictions on businesses revealed there was no opportunity for the public to be heard before state government. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick plans to introduce a bill requiring the governor to hold public hearings during...

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Ensuring children’s health and safety during state of emergency is paramount says Dunn

TRENTON, N.J. – As National Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is ensuring we keep children’s health and safety top of mind through a new bill she plans to introduce next week. Dunn’s bill would require New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families to...

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Businesses could benefit from more time to file sales tax returns says Dancer

TRENTON, N.J. – As non-essential businesses around the state remain shuttered and other businesses operate within limitations due to the coronavirus pandemic, Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced a bill giving them an extension on filing their sales tax returns and remitting payment to the state. “Businesses that are able to...

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Assembly passes bill permitting nonprofit corporations to meet remotely during states of emergency

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Legislature voted to approve a measure (S2342/A3915) sponsored by Assemblywomen Aura Dunn and Yvonne Lopez and Assemblyman Brian Bergen to allow nonprofit corporations to hold meetings in part, or solely, by means of remote communication during a state of emergency. Dunn, who has extensive...

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Bramnick calls on Murphy to declare a state of emergency to get NJ Transit commuters to work

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency to be able to take special action immediately and issued the following statement: “When people cannot get to work, that is an emergency. This may involve suspending the contracts and...

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