Bramnick on requirement that has kiddie pool owners in deep water

Source: NJ 101.5 – Anyone in New Jersey who is planning to buy an easily constructed or inflatable pool for their Fourth of July barbecue should know it is more than likely that at least one permit is required. There are also security regulations that could apply. One state lawmaker is now urging box stores …

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As U.S. Embassy Prepares to Open in Cuba, Rible Calls for the Return of Convicted Cop-Killer Joanne Chesimard

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – On the day Cuba and U.S. officials announced a deal to open an American Embassy in the island nation as early as this month, Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible today renewed calls for the immediate extradition of convicted murderer Joanne Chesimard back to New Jersey. “We have waited …

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Mũnoz joins Lance in fight against breast cancer

Source: TapInto New Providence – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ07) held a round table session last week at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s headquarters in Summit to discuss the state of the fight against breast cancer and his work in Washington to combat the disease. “I am very thankful to Komen for hosting the forum,” …

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Rodriguez-Gregg juvenile justice bill moves to Governor’s desk

Source: Excerpted from the Burlington County Times – Legislation [proposing changes to the juvenile justice system sponsored by Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg] was sent to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk Monday, along with over a dozen other bills that received final legislative approval. “These are sensible reforms that will shape the system so that it treats juveniles …

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Handlin speaks about OPRA law for Port Authority

Star Ledger – Bi-state legislation subjecting the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to the public records laws of both states has been signed by Gov. Chris Christie, making it the first Port Authority reform legislation to take effect following the George Washington Bridge Lane closure scandal. “Hopefully, it’s the first in a …

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Bramnick talks about Chris Christie

NJ Spotlight – If Gov. Chris Christie is going to win the Republican nomination for president, he’s going to have to do it the hard way. Unpopular at home as the state economy has sputtered, Christie also faces fund-raising challenges and a leery national GOP. Yet Christie, a second-term Republican, made the case in a …

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Handlin-Sponsored Port Authority Transparency Bill Signed Into Law

S-2183 Subjects Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to New York’s Freedom of Information Law and New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Deputy Assembly Republican Leader Amy Handlin subjecting the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to each state’s Freedom on Information …

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DeCroce Resolution Recognizing Aviation’s Role Signed by Governor

Press Release – A resolution sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce that recognizes the vital role aviation plays in the Garden State has been signed by Governor Christie. The measure, AJR-62/SJR-55, designates the month of May each year as “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” “General aviation plays a critical role in the operation of businesses and the …

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Governor Signs Angelini Prescription Drug Disposal Bill

Press Release – Legislation Deputy Republican Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini sponsors that requires pharmacies and physicians to instruct patients on how to safely dispose unused prescribed controlled dangerous substances such as Percocet and Oxycontin has been signed into law by Gov. Christie. “The improper disposal of unused prescription drugs, especially medicines such as opiates, …

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Brown: State usurped by greed

Source: Press of Atlantic City Does it matter, really, that Trump Entertainment wants to slap a decade-long deed restriction on the Trump Plaza site to keep it from housing a gambling operation? After all, no one seems to want to reopen a casino there anyway. Don’t tell that to Chris Brown. For more than a …

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