Archive for Tag: U.S. Armed Forces

Assembly passes Dancer bills supporting disabled veterans and military families

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday unanimously passed two measures sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that support disabled veterans with federal student loan debt and military families who lost loved ones in the service. The first bill (A655) codifies that New Jersey’s income tax exclusion for canceled debt...

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Assembly panel approves expanding Gold Star ID cards to more military family

TRENTON, N.J. – Additional relatives of military members who died during active duty could soon qualify for Gold Star identification cards under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed by the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee today. The bill (A1455) expands the Gold Star parent identification...

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Taking the best ideas across the county, Army-veteran lawmaker introduces sweeping veterans package

TRENTON, N.J. – In the past few years, New Jersey has honored its veterans with free beach access, hunting and fishing licenses, and hiring preferences for civil service jobs. A veteran lawmaker thinks it is time to quit what he calls the “soft-shoe” approach. Assemblyman Brian Bergen, who was...

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