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Fiocchi Touts Legislative Initiatives Ahead of Task Force Meeting

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi today issued the following statement regarding the first meeting of the “First Legislative District Economic Development Task Force.” “In the six months since the initial task force was created, three more Atlantic City casinos have closed their doors, thousands of people have lost their jobs, and …

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Rumana, Kean on falling gas prices and rising gas tax

Source: Star-Ledger – Chris Rodriquez was gassing up his 2009 BMW M3 at the Garden State Parkway’s Colonia Service Area when he was asked whether a 35-cents-a-gallon drop in gasoline prices since Oct. 1 made him more open to a gas tax hike to help fix the state’s potholed rolls. “No,” said Rodriguez, 25, a …

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Rible calls for more awareness of ‘Move Over’ Law

Star Ledger – Officials are urging motorists to follow the “Move Over” law and said additional signs will be deployed across the state to remind drivers of the 2009 law. Assemblyman David Rible (R-Monmouth) held a press conference today to reinforce the need for motorists to move over when emergency vehicles are stopped on the …

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Rible Urges Motorists to Move Over and Keep New Jersey’s Roadways Safe

Accidents Involving Police Officers Sparks Renewed Need To Raise Awareness of Law Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Dave Rible sought to raise awareness of the “Move Over” law in New Jersey during a press conference held today. Rible, a former police officer, said it is crucial to bring a renewed awareness to the …

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Simon: NJ Bail Reform Ballot Question – A Definite ‘Yes’ Vote

Source: Times of Trenton (Op-Ed by Donna Simon) – One of the most important choices voters will make Nov. 4 is on the public question asking if the state’s constitution should be amended to empower courts to deny bail to dangerous offenders. Amending New Jersey’s constitution should not be taken lightly, but this time it …

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Bramnick talks about latest on home invasions and proposed legislation

Source: Star Ledger – Calls to toughen prison sentences in New Jersey for people who burglarize residential dwellings were renewed this week following news that four Middlesex County families were victims of home invasions over an 11-day period. Written by Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, a R-Morris and Somerset, the bill sought to upgrade the charge …

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Bramnick Seeks Hotline for Reporting Cyber Fraud

Source: NJ 101.5 – If you saw or even suspected cyber fraud, would you know who to call to report it? Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick admits he wouldn’t. That’s why Bramnick (R-Westfield) said he plans to introduce legislation to require the state to establish and promote a telephone hotline, dedicated solely for residents to …

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Fiocchi Says Paid Sick Leave is Not the Answer to Job Creation

Source: Cape May County Herald – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi said the Assembly Labor Committee’s approval on Monday of a bill (A-2354) that requires private employers to provide paid sick days is another job-killing government mandate that is costly to small businesses. “As a job creator who operated successful businesses for nearly 40 years, I know …

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Bramnick’s ‘Real Talk’ Tour: Getting the Job Done [video]

Source: Assembly Republican Video – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick takes his “Real Talk Tour” to Livingston to listen to local leaders’ ideas on how Trenton can help improve life for New Jersey residents. Leader Bramnick was joined by: Livingston Mayor Michael Rieber, North Caldwell Mayor Joe Alessi, Roseland Councilman Richard Leonard and Nutley Commissioner …

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O’Scanlon: Another strike against red-light cameras

Source: Star-Ledger – Perhaps you’ve heard some of those radio ads in which an Australian company tries to influence New Jersey legislators to keep its red-light cameras by claiming safety benefits to drivers and pedestrians. Or you might have seen a video posted online by the Redflex Co. in which Newark traffic-safety official Jack Nata …

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