Archive for Tag: Supreme Court

Flynn on amended concealed carry bill passed by Assembly Judiciary Committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats in the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday passed the latest version of their bill to restrict access to concealed carry gun permits in New Jersey. Committee member, Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn, sits down with Republican Office Communications Director Todd Riffle to discuss whether the amendments are...

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Murphy’s knee-jerk reaction to Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry shows differences, says Assembly GOP Leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio said Gov. Phil Murphy’s response, directing state departments and agencies to identify and designate gun free zones and regulate how firearms are transported, shows clear differences in his rhetoric on criminals and law-abiding citizens. “Democrats don’t appear to trust honest law-abiding...

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Any plan to borrow for operating expenses is unconstitutional says GOP lawmaker who litigated landmark case

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber said there is no getting around the state constitution that prohibits borrowing money to balance the state budget, even in times of war or an emergency. “Borrowed funds cannot be used as income to balance the state budget,” said Webber (R-Morris). “The state...

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