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Clifton and Dancer urge BPU to reject NJNG’s 24 percent rate hike

Press Release – Assemblymen Rob Clifton and Ron Dancer, both R-Ocean, expressed their opposition to New Jersey Natural Gas’ (NJNG) request for a 24.2 percent rate increase at a Board of Public Utilities (BPU) public hearing held Wednesday at the Freehold Township Municipal Building. Clifton and Dancer submitted the following statement: “New Jersey’s infamous high …

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Webber sponsors annual NJ Reagan Day event

Source: NorthJersey.com – In the Republican Party’s annual fond and formal remembrance of President Reagan, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld praised Reagan’s leadership and criticized what he said was President Obama’s lack thereof before more than 700 people at Westmount Country Club on Wednesday evening. “Don’t blame me for the leadership vacuum,” he said. …

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Brown seeks changes to Atlantic City takeover bill

Source: Press of Atlantic City – Fearing a “non-transparent power grab,” Assemblyman Chris Brown said Wednesday that he’s seeking changes to the Atlantic City state takeover bill. “I’m trying to get you an amended takeover bill,” Brown told The Press of Atlantic City editorial board. “The endgame is to get the best darn deal that …

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Bramnick says there’s a crisis in A.C. and council members should accept proposed salary cuts

Source: Excerpt from NJ.com – So much for that idea. Atlantic City council President Marty Small said the council won’t consider a proposal for the mayor, council members and other city officials to take a 20 percent pay cut as state and local leaders grapple with how to save the Jersey Shore gambling resort from …

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Space Urges Schools to Register for the ‘Farm to School’ Award Program

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Parker Space is urging schools to register for “Best in New Jersey Farm to School Award” consideration before the June 1 deadline. Space prime sponsored the legislation creating the award that was signed by Gov. Chris Christie in August 2014. New Jersey’s farm to school initiative encourages healthy eating …

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Bramnick calls on AC Council to cut its salaries while facing bankruptcy

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick commented on the Atlantic City Council’s decision not to consider a fellow councilman’s proposal for cutting salaries of top officials by 20 percent while facing bankruptcy. “They should cut their salaries,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “In a time of fiscal crisis, top leaders need to …

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Clifton on Chesterfield compressor station: safety comes first

Source: Burlington County Times – Federal regulators have already given their approval for a utility company to construct a natural gas compressor station in the township, but opponents of the project continued to object Tuesday during a public hearing on the company’s request for a needed water permit. Dozens of residents spoke against the project …

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Webber pokes fun at “wimpy” Democrat gas tax trade-off

Source: Save Jersey Blog – Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it, Save Jerseyans. Those people would be Democrats. Last week they released ‘tax reform’ proposals to fund the state’s transportation trust fund – including borrowing and a preemptive promise (or threat?) to “pull the plug” on tax reductions. So not reform …

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Trenton Charter School Strikes Chord with Assemblyman Auth

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Robert Auth, R-Bergen, recently visited the students and staff at Trenton’s Foundation Academy Charter School, and was blown away by the success of the school and its students. “Foundation Academy exemplifies hard work, high standards and unmatched student achievement,” said Auth. “This school is truly making a difference for …

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O’Scanlon: Actual travel speeds should dictate speed limits [op-ed]

Source: Asbury Park Press Op-Ed by Declan O’Scanlon – The Press recently took an editorial position against setting speed limits based on engineering criteria and for setting limits based on the hunches of unqualified elected officials and bureaucrats (“Don’t raise top speed limit,” April 15). The position is so fundamentally flawed, so based on decades-old …

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