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Bramnick: Allowing Municipalities to set Minimum Wage is Bad Public Policy

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, said legislation (A-3912) that allows towns to determine their own minimum wage is bad public policy. “The new bill to allow each municipality to act as a separate state is very bad public policy. I highly doubt that even the most …

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Rumana on proposed snow removal funding cuts: roads will be plowed

Source: NJ.com – While the snow continues to pile up this winter, and memories of last year’s heavy accumulations still haven’t melted away, the Fiscal 2016 budget unveiled by Gov. Chris Christie last week cuts snow removal funding for the coming winter in half. Highlights of the governors’ $33.8 billion proposed spending plan for Fiscal …

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Fiocchi bill would protect antique gun collectors

Source: The Daily Journal – Legislation introduced in the state assembly Monday saw another local politician seeking to protect antique gun collectors from prosecution under New Jersey gun laws, adding momentum to a growing movement against state gun statutes. A bill introduced Monday by Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi would exempt antique firearms from the state’s gun …

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Simon Wants More Information on Proposed Liquor License Bill

Source: NJ.com – The deputy speaker of the state Assembly, who toured Flemington last summer, has crafted a proposal that would make it easier for restaurants to serve alcohol. Mayor Phil Greiner and Phil Velella, chairman of the Flemington Business Improvement District, like the idea, while Hunterdon Assemblywoman Donna Simon wants to know more about …

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Munoz, domestic violence committee discuss goals

Source: NJ101.5 – In February, State Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner formed a committee to examine issues related to domestic violence cases in the New Jersey court system. Members of the panel gathered Monday for a meet-and-greet and to talk about what they hoped to accomplish. “The intent of the committee is to look …

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Angelini Applauds Efforts To Investigate Reports of Sandy Insurance Fraud

Press Release – Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini has joined the chorus of lawmakers calling for an investigation into reports that insurance companies cheated Sandy-impacted homeowners out of insurance money. “I am disgusted by these reports that insurance companies may have deliberately cheated Sandy victims to avoid paying claims on damaged properties,” said Angelini, who represents …

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Ciattarelli-Schepisi: Federal DOT Report Predicting More Crude Derailments is a Call for Action

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republicans Jack Ciattarelli and Holly Schepisi said a recent federal Department of Transportation (USDOT) report predicting 10 trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail each year over the next two decades should provide the impetus for the department to act on the upgraded safety standards it proposed last …

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Fiocchi Sponsors Bill to Revitalize Business Districts in Millville, Vineland

Press Release – In his effort to create jobs and strengthen the South Jersey economy, Assembly Republican Sam Fiocchi has signed on to sponsor legislation to continue the Urban Enterprise Zone program in Millville and Vineland. The bill, A-4120, extends the UEZ programs in 10 urban areas across the state. “The local economy of Millville …

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Rodriguez-Gregg supports ‘Dress Our Vets’ campaign

Source: Burlington County Times – Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is teaming with more than two dozen women legislators to help veterans transition to civilian jobs.   “This grass-roots effort helps veterans make the critical adjustment from military uniforms to business attire and eases the transition from the war room to the board room.” – Assemblywoman …

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Fiocchi Sponsors Bill Addressing Antique Gun Possession

Press Release – To protect vintage gun collectors from unwarranted prosecution, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi has introduced legislation exempting antique firearms from the state’s gun laws. “Many people from a variety of backgrounds collect vintage guns for many reasons. Some enjoy trading and selling while others are history buffs who attend national gun shows looking for …

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