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Assembly Panels Approve Pair of Webber Property Tax Relief Bills

Assembly Republican Press Release – A pair of bills targeting New Jersey’s property tax crisis, sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber, advanced from Assembly committees today. A-312 mandates the publishing of comprehensive property tax data on the Division of Local Government Services website, and A-302 provides direct relief for property taxpayers from energy tax receipts. “Property …

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Panel Approves Dancer Bill Dedicating Funding for Environmental Programs

Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer that implements constitutionally dedicated funding for the state’s open space, farmland and historic preservation programs today received approval from the Assembly Appropriations Committee. “Through consistent public support, New Jerseyeans have made it clear they want land available for parks, recreational facilities and farmland,” said Dancer, R-Ocean. …

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Space-Sponsored Legislation Delivers Direct Property Tax Relief

The bill utilizes energy tax funds to reduce tax levies in municipalities  Assembly Republican Press Release – The Assembly Appropriations Committee today approved Assemblyman Parker Space’s legislation to lessen the burden on property taxpayers by increasing energy tax receipts to municipalities for property tax relief. Space’s bill (A302) requires towns to subtract the additional aid …

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Panel Approves Dancer Bill Protecting NJ Military Bases from Closure

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s legislation to help fortify New Jersey’s military bases against closure was approved by the Military and Veterans Committee today. Dancer’s bill (A323) requires an annual budget appropriation of up to $200,000 to help preserve the state’s five military installations in the event of federal action on base …

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Wolfe, McGuckin Lauded for Their Efforts in Protecting Taxpayers

Press Release – Two taxpayer advocacy organizations have lauded Assemblymen Dave Wolfe and Greg McGuckin, both R-Ocean, for their efforts in protecting New Jersey taxpayers by voting for pro taxpayer legislation and bills that reflect conservative principles. Wolfe and McGuckin were named “Taxpayer Defenders” by Americans for Prosperity (AFP) for their pro-taxpayer votes on dozens …

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Dancer Bill Allows Off Duty Law Enforcement Officers to Carry Firearms on State Property

Press Release – To enhance public safety, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation that will allow off-duty law enforcement officers to carry firearms on state property. “In this terroristic day and age that we are living in, government infrastructure has become a prime target for domestic and international terrorists. Police officers are our first line …

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Bramnick optimistic about Atlantic City compromise

Source: Politico New Jersey – The New Jersey Assembly has a session scheduled for April 7 — the day before Atlantic City is set to run out of money. And the top Republican in the lower house is optimistic that Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Stephen Sweeney, who have been butting heads over …

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Dancer bill paves way for private investment in public safety

Source: NJ 101.5 – It’s no secret that many Jersey municipalities are strapped for cash, and face difficult challenges in raising sufficient capital to fund their local police departments. One New Jersey lawmaker believes we need to think outside the box to get this accomplished without raising taxes any higher. Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Cream Ridge) …

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Dancer Bill Allows Private Donations to Fund Equipment and Salary Enhancements for Police Officers

Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation (A-3537) to authorize in every municipality public safety trust funds financed by private donations, not public tax dollars, to pay for police officer safety equipment or provide salary enhancements has been introduced by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. “Police officers provide a valuable service, ensuring safe, crime-free neighborhoods for New Jersey …

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Bucco has plan to change income tax brackets to save taxpayers money

Source: Excerpted from the Star-Ledger – Tired of your money not keeping up with your expenses? A Republican state lawmaker has borrowed an idea from the feds he says can help you with that, by annually adjusting New Jersey’s personal income tax brackets for inflation to prevent the taxes people pay from growing faster than their …

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