Brown: Atlantic City 5-year plan is working

Source: Press of Atlantic City – Mayor Don Guardian said Tuesday that he and Caesars management met last week with a group interested in buying Showboat. The meeting, which happened at Caesars Atlantic City, was attended by a “very strong” potential buyer for the casino, which is set to close Aug. 31, the mayor said. …

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Brown, Bramnick plan to protect casino monopoly through 2016

Source: Press of Atlantic City – At a press conference held by Republican leaders at the Steel Pier Tuesday, Assemblyman Chris Brown and assembly leader Jon Bramnick said they were opposed to any referendum to expand casinos in the state before Gov. Chris Governor Christie’s five-year plan ends. In 2011, Christie and Senate President Steve …

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McGuckin moves to permit ‘marital communication’ to be used in court

Source: NJ 101.5 – An amendment to a New Jersey law barring disclosure of confidential communication between married couples could have far-reaching ramifications in criminal cases involving spouses as defendants. Assemblyman Greg McGuckin (R-Brick) has ordered the bill to be drafted, following a recommendation by the New Jersey Supreme Court to add a “crime fraud …

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Bramnick, Brown discuss Atlantic City’s future [video]

Source: NBC 40 [video] – It’s been a bumpy couple of months for Atlantic City, but folks at the Steel Pier are focusing on the positives. “This is a Tuesday afternoon. The boardwalk is crowded. Take a look at the beach on both sides, the beach is crowded,” marveled County Executive Dennis Levinson. NBC40.net “Any …

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Bramnick on Christie calling special session on bail reform

Source: NJ 101.5 – In an extremely rare move, Gov. Chris Christie is using his power to call the legislature back to Trenton for a special session Thursday, to pass legislation to keep dangerous criminals off the streets. “The governor is saying, ‘Listen, it’s time to get those dangerous criminals off the street and allow …

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Bramnick joins Brown in Atlantic City; says ‘we need to continue our commitment to the five-year plan’

Source: PolitickerNJ – At a press conference on The World Famous Steel Pier here today, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) joined Assemblyman Chris Brown (R-2) and other Atlantic County officials in voicing his support for continuing the state’s commitment to a five-year plan that would revitalize the gambling mecca’s economy and keep casinos out …

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Bramnick Welcomes Sweeney’s Support for Strategic Long-Term Planning

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, said he was pleased to learn that Senate President Steve Sweeney supports Bramnick’s idea to create strategic long-term bipartisan commissions or committees. Bramnick looks forward to working with the Senate President on many long-term issues affecting the State of New Jersey.

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Bramnick discusses legislation on violent crime epidemic in NJ

NJ 101.5 – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Westfield) wants to hold a special session of the New Jersey Legislature this summer to deal with the state’s growing violence epidemic. “I’m hoping that we can have a special session of the Legislature to discuss all of the crime-related bills and include a broad-based discussion on …

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Bramnick says ‘the devil is in the details’ on bail reform

Bergen Record – A deadline early next week is pushing Democrats in the Legislature to find consensus on measures that would transform New Jersey’s bail system aimed at improving public safety and treating the poor more fairly. The complex reform package has changed numerous times – concerns have been raised about costs, the details, and …

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Dancer legislation would punish “upskirters”

NJ 101.5 – When someone uses a cellphone to secretly record videos or take pictures under the dresses or skirts of unsuspecting victims, it’s called “upskirting.” One New Jersey legislator said the perpetrators of this crime need to be punished more harshly. A bill introduced by Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Jackson) would clarify that upskirting is …

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