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Ciattarelli: Trump a ‘charlatan’ embarrassing our country

Courier News – A Republican assemblyman from Somerset County on Thursday condemned his party’s front-runner in the presidential race as a “charlatan” who is “out of step with the Party of Lincoln” and is embarrassing the nation. Jack Ciattarelli, who represents the 16th District covering parts of Somerset and Hunterdon counties and Princeton and South …

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Bramnick-Rumana push new bill in Christie gun veto fight

Star Ledger – An ongoing tug-of-war over gun control legislation rejected by Gov. Chris Christie continued Thursday. A week after the state Assembly failed to override Christie’s conditional veto of the bill — which would make it harder for people with mental health records to obtain guns in New Jersey — a pair of Republican …

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Ciattarelli Statement on Donald Trump

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer and Middlesex, issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump: “At the state and federal level, government’s inability to truly solve our most pressing problems is cause for disgust, anger and disenfranchisement amongst a great many citizens. The end result is strong desire for something …

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Dancer Bill Protecting NJ’s Military Bases Advanced by Assembly Panel

Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Ron Dancer to help protect New Jersey’s five military bases from closure was passed today by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The measure (A-4345) designates an annual appropriation of up to $200,000 to preserve the military installations in the event of federal action taken on base …

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Bramnick-Rumana Call for Compromise on Gun Legislation

PolitickerNJ – Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick and Assembly Republican Whip Scott Rumana held a press call to discuss the recently emphasized gun legislation that had been vetoed by the Governor. In the Senate, that veto was overridden when Democrats under the leadership of Senate President Steve Sweeney were able to secure enough Republican votes. …

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Bramnick Retorts Sweeney’s Constitutional Amendment Proposal

PolitickerNJ – Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) his proposed constitutional amendment to address New Jersey’s $80 billion pension shortfall at the statehouse Thursday, responding to criticism from the Republican caucus calling the plan short-sighted. “New Jersey should be very concerned that Democrats are legislating by constitutional amendment,” said Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick before Sweeney’s …

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Muñoz-Bramnick Bill Capping Public Adjuster Fees Wins Committee Approval

Legislation protects homeowners and businesses from excessive settlement fees Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republicans Nancy F. Muñoz and Jon Bramnick capping the amount licensed public adjusters can charge clients for a catastrophic loss was released by the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee today. The bill (A-476) limits payments to no …

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Russo-Rumana-Casagrande Bill Allowing Epinephrine Injections at Youth Camps Released by Committee

Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation (A-3273) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo, Scott Rumana, and Caroline Casagrande, allowing trained staff at youth camps to administer an epinephrine injection when a camper is having an anaphylactic reaction was released by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee today. “Allergic reactions are not uncommon and often …

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Bucco and Space-Sponsored Bill Safeguarding Small Employers from Excessive Regulations Clears Committee

Assembly Republican Press Release – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee approved a bill today, sponsored by Republican Assemblymen Anthony Bucco and Parker Space, expanding the scope of the “New Jersey Regulatory Flexibility Act” to include more small businesses. Passed in 1986, the Act requires that whenever a state agency develops or proposes rules …

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Assembly Panel Oks Schepisi & Bucco Legislation to Boost New Jersey’s Business Environment

The bill establishes a 12-member Business Advisory Council at no cost to taxpayers Assembly Republican Press Release – Sponsored by Assembly Republicans Holly Schepisi and Anthony M. Bucco, legislation to bolster New Jersey’s oppressive business environment earned approval from the Commerce and Economic Development Committee. The bill (A-4129) establishes the New Jersey Business Advisory Council …

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