Archive for Tag: Statehouse

Wirths responds to Murphy’s contempt for GOP protest

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths responded to Gov. Phil Murphy’s comments about Republican lawmakers who refused last week to comply with vaccine and testing mandates to enter the Statehouse. “What is absolutely outrageous is that the governor doesn’t think this is about freedom or civil rights when he...

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DiMaio responds to Coughlin’s speech to GOP for standing against Covid-19 mandate

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Elect John DiMaio spoke after today’s legislative session, which was delayed after a policy was put in place mandating proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the Statehouse and legislative chambers. “We were successful today fighting for the people of New...

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DePhillips wants to makeover Statehouse management commission, introduces bill to modify membership

TRENTON, N.J. – A little-known New Jersey commission that gained a lot of notoriety for its recent decision to implement a controversial Covid policy would see a shakeup under a bill that will be introduced by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips on Thursday. The bill increases the State Capitol Joint Management...

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DiMaio calls Murphy out for trying to derail democracy

TRENTON, N.J. – The Joint Management Commission – comprising four legislative staff and four staff from the governor’s office – is considering limiting access to the state capitol complex for legislators, staff and the public if they are not vaccinated. Assemblyman John DiMaio said that infringes on the rights...

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