Archive for Tag: Vicky Flynn

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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