Archive for Tag: student-athletes

Let parents watch their kids play, says Dunn

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is urging Gov. Phil Murphy to reconsider restrictions on spectators at indoor sports venues following Wednesday’s announcement of increased capacity and dining hours for restaurants and certain businesses. “If casinos and entertainment venues can increase capacity, then parents should be permitted to watch...

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Simonsen bill helping student athletes goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The Senate and Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill yesterday that ensures students won’t be stripped of their opportunity to represent their schools. Committees in both houses amended the bill to allow any student join sports for the fall season. Assemblyman Erik Simonsen, a school athletic director...

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Dancer introduces legislation to stop state from taxing student-athlete income

TRENTON, N.J. – As the Legislature considers a bill (A2106) allowing college student-athletes to earn compensation for the use of their name, image, or likeness, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced a bill to stop the state from taking a cut. Under Dancer’s bill (A2356), the income that college athletes...

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