Bramnick calls on legislative leaders to meet before AC vote

Source: Politico New Jersey  - Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick issued a statement this morning calling on legislative leaders to meet before the Assembly votes Thursday on Speaker Vincent Prieto’s Atlantic City rescue package. “People expect their leaders to work together during a crisis, not against each other,” Bramnick said. “I call for the Legislative leaders …

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Bramnick calls for Legislative leaders to meet prior to Assembly vote on AC

Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called for the Legislative leaders to meet before the Atlantic City takeover vote in the Assembly tomorrow and hammer out a compromise. “People expect their leaders to work together during a crisis, not against each other,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “I call for the Legislative leaders of both …

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Problems Unveiled by SCI Report on Online Tax Sales Addressed in Dancer Legislation

Assembly Republican Press Release – A critical report on New Jersey’s online municipal tax lien auctions issued Tuesday by the State Commission of Investigation recommended a series of remedies contained in legislation (A2887) introduced by Assemblyman Ron Dancer in February. “Not only did the state’s investigation uncover serious weaknesses and flaws in the current online …

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Food Fighting Fatigued Bramnick Wants to Force Trenton Leaders to Talk to One Another

Source: PolitickerNJ – If it feels a little like a sandbox in Trenton with communication consisting of sand getting kicked and thrown in fistfuls amid more lower primate howling than talking, Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) wants to activate mandatory high chairs, position them in a uniformly forward-facing position, and require collective engagement of …

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Ciattarelli calls for changes to fire regulations after N.J. industrial park fire

Source: NJ Advance Media – In the aftermath of the massive warehouse fire at Veterans Industrial Park in February, Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) has sent a letter to federal lawmakers asking that they reexamine “sovereign immunity” in an effort to make federal property used for commercial purposes subject to state and local fire regulations. “Sovereign …

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O’Scanlon Statement Lauding Corrections for Setting New National Standard

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, the Republican budget officer, issued the following statement commending the work of the state Department of Corrections and the Parole Board: “New Jersey has been an easy mark. Legislators, the media, entertainers and the public find it easy to point their fingers at the state and say …

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Bramnick on ‘richest man’s’ departure: ‘How can you blame him?’

Source: Excerpt from the New York Times – Our top-heavy economy has come to this: One man can move out of New Jersey and put the entire state budget at risk. Other states are facing similar situations as a greater share of income — and tax revenue — becomes concentrated in the hands of a …

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O’Scanlon criticized Democrat plan for constitutional amendment to fund public pensions

Source: Excerpt from the Star-Ledger – State Senate President Stephen Sweeney defended his proposal to constitutionally mandate billions of dollars in public-sector pension contributions on Friday from a Republican budget officer who argued that without union concessions New Jersey would go bust. The debate at the Public Employment Conference, hosted by the state bar, was …

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Hillslborough Warehouse Fire Prompts Ciattarelli Call for Review of Sovereign Immunity

Source: Tap Into Hillsborough – The February warehouse fire in Hillsborough at Veterans Industrial Park has promoted Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli to ask federal lawmakers to revisit “sovereign immunity” so that federal property used for commercial purposes is subject to local fire regulations. Sovereign immunity is a legal doctrine by which the federal government cannot commit …

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DeCroce to introduce resolution calling for film industry to support Alzheimer’s research after Will Ferrell pulls out of ‘comedy’

Press Release – Following the recent death of her mother who suffered from dementia, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce today she said she’s glad Will Ferrell pulled out of a ‘comedy’ about President Reagan and his struggles with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. She added that she will introduce a resolution calling on the film industry to get …

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