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Dancer’s Bill Would Dedicate Funds for Open Space from Slots at Tracks

Source: Standard Breeders and Owners Association – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation that will help bolster the state’s horse racing and casino industries while creating a new and sustainable source of funding for open space preservation without raising taxes or diverting existing revenues. Dancer’s bill, A-3194, authorizes slot machine gambling to be conducted at …

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Brown Lauds Military Service Men and Women on 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Chris A. Brown, a decorated veteran who was activated for war on two occasions, acknowledged the heroism of all those who served in the D-Day invasion which occurred in Normandy, France, 70 years ago today. Over 100,000 Allied soldiers participated in the battle which was supported by 5,000 …

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Salt water taffy takes step toward being NJ state candy as Brown bill clears panel

Source: Asbury Park Press – With a push from a hundred little lobbyists, New Jersey took a first step Thursday toward designating salt water taffy as its official state candy.   “Bringing attention to the success story and the comeback of Atlantic City, this is just one more way to do that, so I thank …

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Fiocchi Offers Praise and Thanks on 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, R-Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic, voiced his appreciation today for those who served in the military during the D-Day invasion which occurred in Normandy, France. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the battle in which over 100,000 Allied soldiers participated. The landing was supported by 5,000 …

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Dancer’s Slot Machine Bill Helps Racetracks, Casino’s and Pays for Open Space Preservation

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation that will help bolster the state’s horse racing and casino industries while creating a new and sustainable source of funding for open space preservation without raising taxes or diverting existing revenues. Dancer’s bill, A-3194, authorizes slot machine gambling to be conducted at horse …

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Brown: Salt Water Taffy the Ideal Choice for NJ’s State Candy

Press Release – Assemblyman Chris A. Brown, who represents Atlantic County and is committed to improving it as a tourist destination and promoting its history, is proud to sponsor legislation that designates salt water taffy as New Jersey’s state candy. The bill, A-1715, was released today by the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and The Arts Committee. …

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Rible & Bucco Measure Increasing Options for Eye Care Patients Clears Assembly Panel

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation that provides vision patients with more freedom to choose the in-network eye doctor of their choice, sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Rible and Anthony M. Bucco, was released today by the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. The bill, A-1035, prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring optometrists to accept …

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Handlin Measure Clears Committee: Economic Growth and Job Creation Through Crowdfunding

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Deputy Republican Leader Amy Handlin that provides business with a new, cost-effective source of capital was advanced by the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee today. “Adequate funding is the life-blood of small business. Without sufficient capital, even the most innovative and creative company …

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Space-McHose Bill Kick-Starting Economic Growth With ‘Crowdfunding’ for Business Clears Panel

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republicans Parker Space and Alison Littell McHose that promotes economic growth and job creation today was approved by the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. The bill, A-2073, will permit small private New Jersey businesses to raise money through “crowdfunding” web portals. “Investment capital is …

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Dancer: Slot Machines Could Save NJ’s Open Space [audio]

Source: NJ 101.5 [audio] – How does a state preserve more than a million acres of open space without adequate funding? One New Jersey lawmaker is suggesting installing slot machines at racetracks to generate revenue. “This is like hitting the trifecta and the three winners are the casinos, the racetracks and open space.” – Asm. …

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