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Bucco “Patrolman Joseph Wargo Law” Memorial Sign Program Signed By Governor

Assembly Republican Press Release- Deputy Assembly Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco’s bill recognizing the sacrifices of police and first-responders who died in the line of duty was signed into law today by Gov. Christie. “The selfless acts of fallen heroes should never be forgotten,” said Bucco, a 30-year member of the Boonton Volunteer Fire Department …

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Brown fighting for A.C., opposing state take-over plans

Source: Excerpted from the Press of Atlantic City – In the second-floor chapel of the St. James AME Church on New York Avenue, residents, legislators and religious figures joined hands in prayer to begin the fight against a proposed state takeover. Elected officials and community leaders readied the crowd for what they described as a …

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Ciattarelli: NJ needs policies to increase affordability, retain families

Source: Excerpted from Gannett News Service – The Garden State apparently needs to start guarding its borders. Not to keep people out, but to keep them in. According to the 2015 National Movers Study released by United Van Lines, the Northeast continues to experience a moving deficit with New Jersey leading the way. (67 percent …

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Bramnick talks about issues in new legislative session

Star Ledger – The state Legislature’s new session is less than a week old, but there are already 3,337 bills awaiting action — including a reprise of a gun control measure that came close to mustering enough votes to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto. Both houses of the Legislature — each controlled by Democrats — …

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Bramnick discusses vote on film tax credit bill

NJTV – Peter Meister relies on production companies choosing to shoot in New Jersey. His Ironbound Film and Television Studios houses production equipment, several stages and even on-location housing. But, in the four years since he and his collaborators set up shop, they’ve run into a road block. State film tax credits are used as …

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Ciattarelli offers plan to redistribute school aid more equitably

Asbury Park Press Editorial – New Jersey’s new legislative session began on Tuesday with plenty of the usual fluff and circumstance as lawmakers set the stage for the challenges ahead. But even on what is largely a ceremonial first day, there was no getting away from some discussion about the daunting nature of what lies …

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O’Scanlon-Carroll-DiMaio discuss implications of a do-or-die ballot question for NJ taxpayers

Asbury Park Press- To hear Gov. Chris Christie tell it, the November ballot will be do-or-die for New Jerseyans, and we’re not talking about that decision before voters. A high-intensity battle is already unfolding in Trenton over a proposed constitutional amendment with potentially big implications for overburdened taxpayers. The measure, in the form of a …

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Bramnick on MLK Day of Service

Assembly Republican Office – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, issued the following statement today as the nation commemorates Martin Luther King’s birthday on Monday: “Martin Luther King was a man of peace. He was deeply committed to change in America yet never believed in violence to reach his goals. We honor …

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Rumana Statement on Sen. O’Toole’s Final Term Announcement

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Scott Rumana released the following statement regarding State Senator Kevin O’Toole’s announcement that he will be retiring from the State Senate: “Through his 29 years of dedicated leadership, Senator O’Toole has had an indelible impact on the residents of his community, our district and the entire state of New …

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Brown voices opposition on shorter North Jersey casino expansion bill

Associated Press – Atlantic City’s casinos would have to make up their minds more quickly on whether they want to bid for a new casino in northern New Jersey under a change made Thursday by state lawmakers. A state Senate committee amended a bill authorizing a statewide referendum on establishing casinos in northern New Jersey. …

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