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Brown to be Honored as AMVETS “Assemblyman of the Year” for 2013

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Chris A. Brown, R-Atlantic, will be recognized as the “Assemblyman of the Year” by the New Jersey AMVETS at its Commander Red – White – Blue – Dinner tonight as part of the organization’s 70th annual convention. “I have great admiration and respect for all the men and …

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DiMaio-Bucco Bill to Aid Development of No. NJ Veterans Cemetery Signed by Governor

Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John DiMaio and Anthony M. Bucco that would allow for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns for the development of the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery has been signed by Gov. Christie. The bill, A-126, establishes the “Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery …

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Handlin: Port Authority hemorrhaging tax dollars

Source: Asbury Park Press – Amy Handlin op-ed – The Legislature’s Select Committee on Investigation has now taken testimony for two full days. We’ve learned nothing that could possibly result in legislation. But during those 12 hours of provocation, innuendo and thinly veiled partisan attacks, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spent …

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Rumana discusses teen driving bill

Source: Star Ledger – Teens who want to get their drivers licenses might be spending some quality time with their parents in a classroom under a legislation advancing in the state Assembly. The Assembly Transportation Committee today approved a bill (A1699) that would require all learner’s permit holders who are under 18 to take a …

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Singer, Kean & Rible Applaud DEP Action on Fish Kill, Urge Monitoring

Tens of Thousands of Menhaden Washing Up In Belmar, Wall and Avon Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – 30th District legislators Senator Robert W. Singer and Assemblymen Sean T. Kean and David P. Rible applauded the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for assisting towns in the removal of dead fish along the Shark River, …

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Governor Signs Angelini’s ‘Jessica Lunsford Act’

Source: Assembly Republican 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, was signed into law today by Gov. Christie. Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini sponsors the bill which is named for Jessica Lunsford, …

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McHose-Space Northern NJ Veterans Cemetery Bill Signed into Law

Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican members Alison Littell McHose and Parker Space that would allow for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns for the development of the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery was signed today by Gov. Christie. “Currently, taxpayers may choose to give a portion of …

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Muñoz-Sponsored “Jessica Lunsford Act” Signed into Law

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Gov. Christie signed legislation today known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act” which increases the criminal penalties on those who commit sex crimes against minors. Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, is the prime sponsor of the legislation. “It was a long-time in coming, but we persevered and …

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Bucco: Civil Service Reforms Fair and Save Taxpayers’ Money

Press Release – Assembly Deputy Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco, R-Morris and Somerset, responded to the recent letter sent by Democrat leaders to Gov. Christie and the chairman of the Civil Service Commission warning that legal action could be taken if the recently approved changes to the rules governing how state workers are hired, promoted, …

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Brown Measure to Protect Bicyclists Earns Approval of Assembly Panel

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Christopher J. Brown to make the state’s roadways safer for bicyclists today moved from the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. “May is national Bike Month, so it is appropriate that this measure to protect bikers was heard today,” said Brown, R-Burlington, Atlantic, Ocean. …

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