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Rible Encourages Participation in National Police Week

Press Release – Assembly Republican Conference Leader David Rible is urging area residents to recognize National Police Week which is a collaborative effort of many organizations to pay tribute to those law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. “This week, National Police Week, we pause and reflect on the ultimate …

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Rumana speaks about NFL’s tax rebate requirement for Super Bowl

Source: Bergen Record – New Jersey lawmakers are calling on other states to stand with them in opposing the National Football League’s requirement that Super Bowl host states exempt game tickets and parking from sales tax. State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff’s testified before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee hearing last Thursday in which he said …

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Bramnick: “Wiz-gate” Panel Continues to Reject Handlin Reform Package to Fix Port Authority

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, said today while the Select Committee on Investigation (SCI) remains focused on its “anti-Christie” political agenda that takes priority at its hearings, bipartisan reforms that would make the Port Authority more accountable and transparent are being ignored. The committee is scheduled …

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Muñoz Named Among Top 50 in 2014 Healthcare Power List

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, was named today by PolitickerNJ among the top 50 in its Special Healthcare Power List. The list ranks the power brokers who help influence and impact New Jersey’s medical field. Muñoz is one of four Assembly members named to the list. …

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Bucco: SCI Losing Credibility with Latest Subpoena

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Deputy Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco, R-Morris and Somerset, questioned the Select Committee on Investigation’s (SCI) objective of sending a subpoena to Mike DuHaime, a private-sector political consultant: “This committee is becoming increasingly motivated by politics every day. Mike DuHaime has already volunteered to cooperate, but simply requesting …

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Assembly Panel Approves Angelini Prescription Monitoring Program Bill to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini that seeks to curb prescription drug abuse by improving New Jersey’s system of monitoring prescription drugs has cleared the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee. “The drug abuse that results from individuals who illegally dispense prescriptions for financial gain for …

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McHose, Space earn high marks from conservative group

Source:  NJ Herald – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the conservative advocacy group, recently issued a “taxpayer scorecard” for the New Jersey Legislature. The group hosted a luncheon May 2 at Homer’s Restaurant in Sparta to honor state Assembly members Parker Space and Alison Littell McHose, both of the 24th District, for their efforts in supporting and standing …

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Rumana weighs in on revised guidelines for COAH

Source: Bergen Record – New guidelines designed to determine how much affordable housing will be needed in New Jersey’s 565 towns over the next 20 years are already being criticized by housing experts as insufficient and opaque less than two weeks after they were unveiled to the public. Some have even said the proposed rules, …

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DiMaio: Fine college presidents, not colleges for mishandling sexual assault allegations

Source: NJ.com – As the federal government investigates colleges and universities around the country over their handling of sexual assault allegations, New Jersey lawmakers are taking action. A bill (A2118) approved by the state Assembly Higher Education Committee today would fine higher education institutions if they fail to “appropriately” respond to or investigate allegations of …

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Bramnick Bill to Aid Economic Recovery Released by Committee

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick that extends the moratorium on the imposition of fees on non-residential construction until December 31, 2014 was approved by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee today. The moratorium had expired on July 1, 2013. “This legislation is a way …

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