Phoebus, Space honor Water Gap NRA on 100th anniversary of National Park Service

  Source: New Jersey Herald – Two area state Assembly members were co-sponsors of a joint Legislature resolution which honors the National Park Service on its 100th anniversary. The resolution, approved unanimously by the state Senate and Assembly in late June was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Saturday, said Assembly members Gail Phoebus and …

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Bramnick calls on Democrats to submit funding proposal fair for all towns

Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) released the following statement today challenging Democrats to submit a proposal to make school funding more fair: “Governor Christie and many Republicans have supported changing how we fund schools. The Democrats may disagree with us that each student should receive $6,599, but they remain silent on …

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Phoebus-Space resolution recognizing 100th anniversary of National Park Service signed by Gov

Press Release – A resolution (AJR-101) sponsored by Assemblywoman Gail Phoebus and Assemblyman Parker Space that recognizes the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, which occurs on August 25, has been signed by Gov. Christie. “The National Park Service helps New Jersey preserve its natural and cultural heritage and create close-to-home recreational and educational …

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Brown bill to increase Shore protection funding clears committee

Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Chris Brown to protect the state’s 141 miles of pristine shoreline by increasing funding to the shore protection fund has received approval from the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee. “The Jersey Shore is the lifeblood of the state’s $40 billion tourism industry,” said Brown (R-Atlantic). “In Atlantic …

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Gov signs Bramnick resolution recognizing the National Park Services’ centennial anniversary

Press Release – A resolution (AJR-101) sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick that recognizes the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, which occurs on August 25, was signed by Gov. Christie. “Protecting our nation’s beautiful natural resources is a challenging task. The National Park Service is to be commended for doing a tremendous …

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Dancer: NJ Shouldn’t Tax Olympic Medals, Earnings

Source: Observer Politics – Thirty five of the athletes competing in Rio at the Olympics hail from New Jersey. Because of that, Republican legislators have introduced identical bills in both the state Senate and Assembly in order to prevent athletes from returning to the Garden State only to be faced with a massive income tax …

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Dancer: Pay gap for women employees is intolerable

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Ron Dancer today responded to a new study on gender pay inequality released by the National Women’s Law Center. “It is intolerable that women are paid less than men for doing the same job,” said Dancer (R—Ocean). “We have made great strides toward equality, but we’re still in the …

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Boys who rescued scoutmaster after bear attack honored by Bucco at Statehouse

Source: NJ Advance Media –   The three Boonton Township Boy Scouts who rescued their scoutmaster after a bear attack were honored for their bravery during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Statehouse. After the scoutmaster, Christopher Petronino, was mauled inside a cave at Splitrock Reservoir in Rockaway Township during a hike on Dec. 20, …

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Dancer: Don’t tax Olympic success

Press Release – To the victor belong the spoils. In regards to the cash prizes Olympians receive when they win a medal in an event, those spoils also belong to the federal and state government. Assemblyman Ron Dancer, however, doesn’t believe the cash honorariums New Jersey Olympic medal winners receive should be subject to state …

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Bramnick calls for law enforcement to focus on texting and driving offenses

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on law enforcement today to focus on texting and driving. “Texting and driving is reaching epidemic levels and is a major cause of accidents,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “I call on law enforcement to focus on this offense to better protect the public.”

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