Archive for Tag: Vicky Flynn

Flynn’s push to make youth sports safer for officials and players clears first legislative hurdle

TRENTON, N.J. – Escalating bad behavior at youth sporting events are not only ruining treasured pastimes, but making them dangerous, says Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn. The Assembly Judiciary Committee agreed Thursday and cleared her bill increasing penalties for anyone who assaults youth sports officials, participants and players.  WATCH: Flynn on...

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Assembly Democrats get earful at car theft hearing: bail reform, bail reform, bail reform

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrat leadership unsuccessfully attempted to steer the conversation away from bail reform at the Assembly Law and Public Safety car theft hearing on Monday. Committee Chairman William Spearman said multiple times, “Stay on topic,” and “We’re not here to talk about bail reform,” when law enforcement...

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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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Fast-tracked concealed carry reform bill faces GOP pushback

TRENTON, N.J. – Republican lawmakers in the Assembly Judiciary Committee Monday pushed back against the Democrat’s latest round of legislation targeting legal gun ownership that might set the stage for major court battles in the coming months and years. The bill would require people wanting to carry guns to...

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Democrats vote no to Flynn amendment to protect Liberty State Park from overdevelopment

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn fought to protect wildlife sanctuary Caven Point at Liberty State Park in Jersey City during the Assembly’s voting session on June 29. Her amendment, which would have preserved the environmentally significant area of Caven Point from redevelopment plans for the park, was rejected...

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Republicans reject bill increasing auto insurance premiums for N.J. drivers

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans argued a bill to increase auto insurance coverage limits considered in the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee on Thursday would result in a less affordable New Jersey and higher costs for consumers at a time of record-high inflation. The bill (A4291) increases the minimum...

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GOP committee members take aim at Dems’ gun control package

TRENTON, N.J. – During a legislative debate on Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest gun control package, Republicans in the Assembly Judiciary Committee disputed the Democrats’ claim that the bills would lessen crime in the Garden State. Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn said the package targets law-abiding gun owners...

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Mansplaining by Democrat majority derails GOP women’s push to address student learning loss, mental health and safety

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s majority party derailed attempts by Republican Assemblywomen Vicky Flynn and Kim Eulner to address three years of student learning loss, mental health funding and school safety during the Assembly voting session on Thursday. Spoken over, interrupted and bullied by male Democrats while their female...

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Flynn bill closing loophole in sick leave law passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Freshman lawmaker Assemblywoman Vicky Flynn’s bill ensuring New Jersey’s earned sick leave law applies to all employees as intended passed the Assembly Labor Committee on Thursday. The bill (A2922), which was drafted by Flynn in response to a constituent’s concern, clarifies that employees covered by collective...

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