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Angelini-Dancer Bill targets suspended licenses in NJ

NJ 101.5 – Two New Jersey lawmakers are drafting legislation to require mandatory jail time for those convicted more than once of driving with a suspended license. The legislation is in response to an accident earlier this month when a man was struck and killed in Lacey Township. The driver of the van, Patrick Clayton, …

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Angelini-Dancer Bill Mandates Jail Time for Driving with Suspended License

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini and Assemblyman Ronald Dancer are drafting legislation to require mandatory jail time for those convicted more than once of driving with a suspended license. The legislation mandates that a person convicted of driving with a suspended license would serve 30 days in jail for a second …

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Dancer: Prescribed burns in N.J. are important part of state forest management

Trenton Times op-ed by Ron Dancer – Flames scorched 1,500 acres in Wharton State Forest April 6, with smoke reaching as far north as Somerset, Morris and Middlesex counties and beyond, to New York. Fortunately, this particular fire in a remote portion of Burlington County was not a threat to citizens, homes or communities and …

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Ciattarelli talks about increasing safety regulations for rail tankers

NJ 101.5 – Protesters in Bergen County Tuesday urged county, local and state officials to ban rail tankers from carrying crude oil through New Jersey. Meanwhile, a trio of state lawmakers is asking the state’s congressional delegation to support new safety regulations proposed by the National Transportation Safety Board. The legislators said a recent report …

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Bramnick: Indictment of Gov. Perry Should Scare All Elected Officials and All Americans

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, issued the following statement regarding the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry: “Although I do not agree with all of Governor Perry’s policy positions, I am a supporter of the American justice system. The system should avoid any appearance of political …

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O’SCANLON: REDFLEX INDICTMENT SHOULD COME AS A SURPRISE TO NO ONE

Source: Press Release – Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon issued the following statement on the recent indictment of a former Redflex CEO on charges she and a top Chicago City Hall manager conspired to rig the camera business for a decade. Karen Finley, a Redflex executives who was let go amid the scandal, was indicted for her …

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Brown calls for continued support of Israel

Source: Shorenewstoday.com – Assemblyman Chris Brown today announced a resolution to be considered by the Assembly supporting Israel’s right to defend itself against missiles and tunnels from Gaza by Hamas terrorists. “There can be no question that Israel has the right to defend itself from terrorist attacks,” Brown said. “The state of Israel needs our …

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Ciattarelli-Simon Urge Congressional Support to Reduce Dangers in Transporting Oil

Assembly Republican Press Release – Today, 16th District legislators Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli and Assemblywoman Donna Simon called on New Jersey’s Congressional delegation to support newly proposed federal regulations for rail tank cars carrying crude oil. It is estimated that seven million gallons of crude oil is shipped daily by rail from North Dakota through New …

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Bramnick on George Washington Bridge scandal legal costs soaring

Gannett News – The law firm defending Gov. Chris Christie’s administration in the George Washington Bridge scandal has billed $6.5 million for its work, new public records show. Along with other government legal costs related to the shutdown of bridge access lanes by Christie’s top aides, total expenditures now top $8.5 million. That money is …

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Auth Proposes MVC Fee Waiver To Update Organ Donor Information

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – In an effort to recruit organ donors and save lives, Assemblyman Robert Auth of District 39 will introduce legislation to waive all Motor Vehicle Commission fees when drivers change their license to become organ donors before their expiration date. Currently, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), in collaboration …

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