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Rible-Rumana speak about Christie administration’s Exxon deal

Home News Tribune – After a week of Democratic officials slamming a $225 million environmental settlement deal with ExxonMobil, a couple of Republican lawmakers have come to the Christie’s administration’s defense. “The public needs to know the facts and not be misled by inaccurate information,” Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible, R-30th District, said Friday …

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Rumpf, Gove Oppose Seismic Surveys Off Coast

Source: The SandPaper – Sen. Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove of the 9th District are backing a legislative effort to stop a scheduled seismic survey off the coast of New Jersey. Connors has joined onto Bill SR-72, while Rumpf and Gove introduced companion resolution AR-220, both of which …

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Rible Statement on Proposed Exxon Mobil Settlement

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Dave Rible, R-Monmouth and Ocean, released the following statement on New Jersey’s proposed settlement with Exxon Mobil concerning the company’s responsibility for contaminating the environment: “The public needs to know the facts and not be mislead by inaccurate information. The proposed settlement begins the process of …

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Rumana Statement on Proposed Exxon Mobil Settlement

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Whip Scott Rumana, R- Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, issued the following statement regarding some of the inaccurate information on Exxon Mobil’s responsibility for contaminating the environment: “The proposed damage settlement is significant and Exxon Mobil remains responsible for cleaning up the sites it contaminated. The $225 million …

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Bramnick: Call for Attorney General’s resignation “unfair”

Source: PolitickerNJ.com – Angered by reports about the Christie Administration’s settlement with ExxonMobile, state Senator Ray Lesniak (D-20) looked at Attorney General John Hoffman’s summary of the settlement this afternoon and denounced it as worse than reported… Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today that ExxonMobil has agreed to pay the …

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Simon Proposal Makes Violating Quarantine a Crime

Source: The Star-Ledger – You could call it the Dr. Nancy Snyderman Act. Snyderman is the NBC News medical correspondent who in October violated a state-ordered three week quarantine she had been put under after her camera man contracted Ebola in Liberia. It happened in Princeton, and a lawmaker that represents the town wants to …

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Holly Schepisi on ‘Meet the Leaders’ [video]

Source: Meet the Leaders [video] – 39th District Republican Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi joins ‘Meet the Leaders’ host Jeff Henig for a discussion of Governor Chris Christie’s fiscal 2016 budget address. Schepisi reacts to the Governor’s pension reform roadmap and she expresses her concerns over the lack of a plan to fix the Transportation Trust Fund. She …

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Bramnick: Allowing Municipalities to set Minimum Wage is Bad Public Policy

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, said legislation (A-3912) that allows towns to determine their own minimum wage is bad public policy. “The new bill to allow each municipality to act as a separate state is very bad public policy. I highly doubt that even the most …

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Rumana on proposed snow removal funding cuts: roads will be plowed

Source: NJ.com – While the snow continues to pile up this winter, and memories of last year’s heavy accumulations still haven’t melted away, the Fiscal 2016 budget unveiled by Gov. Chris Christie last week cuts snow removal funding for the coming winter in half. Highlights of the governors’ $33.8 billion proposed spending plan for Fiscal …

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Fiocchi bill would protect antique gun collectors

Source: The Daily Journal – Legislation introduced in the state assembly Monday saw another local politician seeking to protect antique gun collectors from prosecution under New Jersey gun laws, adding momentum to a growing movement against state gun statutes. A bill introduced Monday by Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi would exempt antique firearms from the state’s gun …

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