Assembly Approves Schepisi Bill to Help Flood-Prone Neighborhoods

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Holly Schepisi co-prime sponsored legislation approved Monday by the General Assembly to help local officials remove debris and silt from streams to control flooding in low-lying areas across the state. The bill (A-3507), similar to bill (A-900) which was also co-primed by the Assemblywoman, increases the number …

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Oroho, Space Introduce Legislation Establishing “Senator Robert E. Littell Memorial Highway”

Source: The Ocean Signal – District 24 legislators Senator Steve Oroho and Assemblyman Parker Space announced the introduction of legislation to rename State Highway Route 15 in Sussex County in honor of the late Senator Robert E. Littell. “Senator Littell was dedicated not only to the constituents he represented, but all of New Jersey. His commitment …

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Casagrande Presented with 2014 Elected Women of Excellence Award by NFWL

Assembly Republican Press Release – The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is proud to announce Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande as one of its 2014 Elected Women of Excellence Award winners. This award was established in 2013 as part of NFWL’s 75th Anniversary Celebration in order to honor the hard work and dedication of women leaders …

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Chris A. Brown discusses tax plan for A.C.

Atlantic City Press – Property owners in all 23 Atlantic County municipalities would pay higher county taxes under a proposed recovery plan for Atlantic City that gives casinos millions of dollars in tax relief. Some elected officials denounced the plan as “preposterous” and a “casino bailout” that will harm ordinary taxpayers, including those in Atlantic …

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Chris J.Brown and Bucco share thoughts on paid sick leave bill

Burlington County Times – Legislation to require all employers to provide paid sick leave for their workers took another step forward this week as the Assembly Budget Committee approved it for a floor vote by the full Assembly. The committee voted 6-4 with one abstention Monday to release the bill, which would mandate that all …

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O’Scanlon pleased red-light cameras in NJ go dark at midnight

Asbury Park Press – At midnight, the video feed on red-light cameras all across New Jersey will fade to black. Steve Schapiro, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, said municipalities will have 90 days to issue tickets to motorists for any alleged traffic violations that are recorded before the cameras go dark at …

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Fiocchi tours Stone Harbor businesses to promote local shopping

NBC 40 – A South Jersey lawmaker is hoping to promote shopping at local businesses this holiday season. Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi took a Shop Local Downtown Tour of Stone Harbor Tuesday afternoon, asking residents to support local shops and organizations. Fiocchi made stops at eight local businesses on 3rd Avenue and 96th Street. He says …

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Ciattarelli-Schepisi Pleased North Dakota and USDOT Addressing Safe Transport of Bakken Shale on Rails

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republicans Jack Ciattarelli and Holly Schepisi, who have expressed concerns over the safe transport of Bakken shale by oil tanker through New Jersey, lauded a recent news report that North Dakota oil producers must begin removing flammable natural gas liquids from the product before shipping. Bakken crude has a …

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O’Scanlon 1, Red Light Cameras 0: Program set to end today

Source: NJ 101.5 – New Jersey’s five-year red light camera pilot program ends at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. But one of the program’s most vocal opponent warns, “it ain’t over till it’s over.” Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Red Bank) has fought the red light cameras tooth and nail since the pilot program’s inception, and he’s happy to see it …

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Assembly approves Fioochi’s Boarding Home Improvement Bill

Source: Cape May County Herald – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Sam Fiocchi to improve living conditions at residential health care centers, boarding homes and homeless shelters earned approval from the General Assembly. The bill (S-1856/A-3175), passed unanimously by the Senate in June, now awaits Governor Christie’s review. Fiocchi’s legislation, requiring inspection reports from residential …

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