Rible Statement On Proposal To Increase Minimum Wage to $15

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible released the following statement in response to today’s proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour: “As a former small business owner I can tell you firsthand that nearly doubling the minimum wage will significantly impact the business community. Business owners …

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Bucco: Dems’ Minimum Wage Proposal a Job Killer

Assembly Republican Press Release – Deputy Assembly Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco released the following statement on the Democrats’ proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour: “The Democrat’ plan to increase the minimum wage for a second time in just over two years will force jobs out of New Jersey and further …

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Bramnick: Dems’ Minimum Wage Proposal Will Continue to Force Jobs Out of New Jersey

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick issued the following statement regarding the Democrat proposal to raise the minimum wage: “The Democrats’ plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 is bad public policy if the goal is to create more jobs. Business owners already find New Jersey’s business environment to be …

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Chris A. Brown: Mission to Israel seeks business, investment for Atlantic County

Atlantic City Press op-ed by Chris A. Brown – The first time I traveled to the Middle East on government business, I was a young lieutenant ordered by the U.S. Army to leave law school, pick up a rifle and fight to liberate a country I never heard of called “Kuwait.” Being young and full …

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NJSBA to Honor Bramnick with James J. McLaughlin Award

Assembly Republican Press Release – The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Civil Trial Bar Section has named Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick as a recipient of its James J. McLaughlin Award. The award is presented each year to individuals who demonstrate civility, legal competence and professionalism in the practice of civil trial law. Bramnick, a …

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Brown voices objection to North Jersey casino bill

Press of Atlantic City – A bill that would ask voters to approve up to two North Jersey casinos took a step forward on Monday. The Assembly Judiciary Committee released a proposed constitutional amendment to end Atlantic City’s state gambling monopoly and allow casinos to open in the northern part of the state. The bill …

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Panel Approves Property Tax Relief Bill Sponsored by Webber

The bill restores funding from Energy Tax Receipts to provide direct property tax relief Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Jay Webber to provide direct relief to property taxpayers cleared the State and Local Government Committee today. Webber’s bill (A-302) increases money to municipalities from the energy tax receipts program, and …

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Handlin Bill Package to Combat Abuse against the Elderly & Disabled Approved by Assembly Panel

Assembly Republican Press Release – The Assembly Human Services Committee approved a bipartisan package of bills on Monday sponsored by Assemblywomen Sheila Oliver, Amy Handlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Annette Quijano to combat abuse and fraud against the elderly and disabled in New Jersey. The bipartisan legislation approved today is the result of ongoing discussions …

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Brown questions North Jersey casino vote bill that lacks key details

Source: Associated Press- A plan to let New Jersey voters decide in November whether to authorize two new casinos in the northern part of the state is moving forward in the Legislature. But key details are still missing, including the tax rate the new casinos would pay, and where they would be located. A bill …

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Schepisi on why mandatory pension payment would be worst idea ever for N.J.

Star Ledger – Through a ballot question in November, voters are expected to decide whether New Jersey’s constitution should require the state to make regular payments to its $80 billion public pension debt. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-Bergen) believes the proposal is “the worst idea” in the history of bad ideas in New Jersey. “You have …

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