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McHose Bill Designating May as ‘Military Appreciation Month’ Earns Approval of the General Assembly

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation by Assembly Republican Alison Littell McHose that designates May as “Military Appreciation Month” in New Jersey cleared the General Assembly today. “We’re recognizing the selfless contributions of our military men and women who, through their hard work and sacrifices, provide us with the freedom, peace and security we …

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Bipartisan Bill Package Sponsored by Dancer, Space to Buttress ‘Farm to School’ Program Approved by the Assembly

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – A bipartisan multi-bill package that will help enhance to State’s successful “Farm to School” program, sponsored by Assembly Republicans Ron Dancer and Parker Space, cleared the General Assembly today. “Here in the Garden State, we are proud of our farmers and the fresh food they produce. The ‘Farm to …

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Bill reducing gun magazine rounds passed by NJ Assembly

Source: The Star-Ledger – A bill that would reduce how many rounds a gun ammunition magazine is allowed to hold has taken another step closer to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. The state Assembly today voted 46-31 to pass the legislation, which would reduce the permitted capacity from 15 rounds to 10. Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll …

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Bramnick: It’s time to post the Interest Arbitration bill (video)

Source: Assembly Republican Video Message – “Today, we have an agenda of bills to vote on, but none of the bills have reforms that are so desperately needed in the state,” said Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick. “One reform, which we passed a few years ago, was to limit the raises permitted public employees at …

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Bramnick attends League press conference on deadline for the 2% Cap on Interest Arbitration

Source: New Jersey State League of Municipalities Press Release - On Thursday, the New Jersey League of Municipalities and the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) held a joint press conference to urge Governor Chris Christie and the State Legislature to enact legislation to permanently extend the 2 percent cap on interest arbitration awards, which will expire on …

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Rible Statement on Gun Magazine Ban

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Republican Conference Leader David Rible, R-Monmouth and Ocean, released the following statement on Assembly passage of A-2006 which limits the capacity of gun magazines and A-2777 which establishes the definition of reasonable deviation in the law regarding transportation of firearms: “Passage of the gun magazine ban is a …

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Dancer-Space Bill Establishing Website Clearinghouse Connecting Farmers, Schools and Food Banks Receives Assembly OK

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Republicans Ron Dancer and Parker Space that establishes a clearinghouse website for farmers to offer produce and dairy products to schools and food banks for their food programs was unanimously approved by the General Assembly today. The legislation is part of a series of …

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Muñoz-Sponsored “Jessica Lunsford Act” Approved by Assembly

Source – Assembly Republican Press Release – The General Assembly today approved bipartisan legislation known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act” which increases the criminal penalties on those who commit sex crimes against minors. The bill, A-892, is sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz, and establishes a sentence of between 25 years and life imprisonment for …

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Assembly Approves Wolfe’s Bill to Amend NJ Stars Program

Press Release – The General Assembly today approved legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dave Wolfe that amends the eligibility requirement for the NJ STARS (New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship) program. Under current law, a student is eligible for the program if the student is, among other things, ranked within the top 15 percent of …

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Angelini-McHose’s ‘Jessica Lunsford Act’ Advances

Press Release - Bipartisan legislation known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act,” which imposes a stringent prison sentence and parole ineligibility terms for convicted pedophiles who assault minors, today moved closer to implementation following approval by the General Assembly. Bill sponsors, Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini and Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose, said they are …

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