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Muñoz Bill Training EMT’s to Administer Antidote for Opioid Overdose Released by Committee

Source:Assembly Republican Press Release – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Nancy F. Muñoz that provides for the training of emergency medical technicians (EMT) to administer an antidote in cases of opioid overdoses was released by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee today. An opioid overdose is an acute condition due to excessive use …

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Fiocchi Bill Giving 1 Year Moratorium on Replacing Copper-based Landline Phones Passes Committee

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, R-Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic, which establishes a one-year moratorium on the replacement of copper-based landline telephone service with non-copper-based, fiber optic, or wireless telephone service was reported favorably from the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee today. “Many of the rural communities and …

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DeCroce: Property Tax and Arbitration Caps ‘Perfect Together’

Press Release – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, lauding a report that shows property tax growth in 2013 was held to 1.7 percent, the second lowest in three years, today said the successful property tax cap is in danger of collapsing unless the state’s interest arbitration law is made permanent. The governor’s office reported today that 2013 …

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Clifton: Bipartisan Support of O’Scanlon Proposal Needed to Save Taxpayers from Higher Taxes, Reduced Services

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Rob Clifton today called for the Legislature’s prompt action on Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon’s legislative proposal that makes the cap on interest arbitration awards permanent. The law is scheduled to sunset on April 1. “The arbitration cap is an essential weapon in the ongoing fight to make …

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Wolfe’s Bill to Amend NJ Stars Program Advances

Source: Press Release – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Dave Wolfe that amends the eligibility requirement for the NJ STARS (New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship) program today cleared the Assembly Higher Education Committee. Under current law, a student is eligible for the program if the student is, among other things, ranked within the top …

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DIRE CONSEQUENCES FOR TAXPAYERS IF LEGISLATURE FAILS TO ACT

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – O’Scanlon to Introduce Permanent extension of interest arbitration reform Republican Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon warned of dire consequences if the Legislature fails to permanently extend interest arbitration reform set to sunset on April 1st. “It will be a disaster at the local level if this doesn’t get done,” said O’Scanlon, …

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Bramnick to Testify before Assembly Committee Thursday Morning

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, will testify before the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee this morning regarding a bill he is sponsoring (A-339) that requires notice by insurance companies prior to the lapse of life insurance policy coverage. Bramnick has concerns about the limited …

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DeCroce reports on property tax freeze for seniors

Source: NorthJersey.com – Mayor Robert Collins wants residents to know that the state will soon be mailing out applications for a property tax freeze for eligible senior citizens. The filing deadline is June 2. At the Feb. 20 Borough Council meeting, Collins said Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (R-26) contacted him about the property tax reimbursement program …

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Bramnick offers advice mixed with humor to Rider U. students

Source: The Lawrence Ledger – Assemblyman Jon Bramnick may be known as “the Funniest Lawyer in New Jersey” — after all, he did win humor contests sponsored by the New Jersey Bar Association in the 1990s — but much of what he had to say last week wasn’t always funny. Mr. Bramnick, who is the …

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Kean, Bramnick & Muñoz Applaud Grants to Prevent Passaic River Flooding

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Jr., Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz (R- Union, Somerset, Morris) said today that Governor Christie’s $3 million in Stream Cleaning Grants for Passaic River Basin municipalities will greatly protect against flooding in the 21st District.   “These grants are welcome …

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