Archive for Tag: Robert Auth

Foreclosure spike underscores N.J.’s unaffordability, say Auth and Sawyer

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s second-highest-in-the-nation foreclosure rate for the most recent quarter is alarming but not surprising, say Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer. Both lawmakers have their finger to the pulse of the housing market as Realtors and say a recent foreclosure report highlights New Jersey’s...

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All school bus drivers face additional drug tests under proposed bill

TRENTON, N.J. – A week after New Jersey’s legal recreational marijuana sales officially started, Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio say they plan to introduce a bill requiring school bus drivers to undergo additional random drug and alcohol testing. “Parents deserve the peace of mind that comes with...

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Dems violate Assembly rules to block GOP energy crisis debate

TRENTON, N.J. – In blatant violation of the rules of the General Assembly on Thursday, Speaker Craig Coughlin and Democrats shut down Republican efforts to address the skyrocketing gas prices and America’s energy crisis. The contentious exchange between Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio and the speaker arose following Coughlin’s...

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Dems violate Assembly rules to block GOP energy crisis debate

TRENTON, N.J. – In blatant violation of the rules of the General Assembly, Speaker Craig Coughlin and Democrats shut down Republican efforts to address the skyrocketing gas prices and America’s energy crisis during an Assembly voting session. WATCH: Dems violate Assembly rules to block GOP energy crisis debateCoughlin ruled...

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GOP push to lower gas prices, make NJ more affordable and push back on energy mandates ignored by Democrats at Thursday’s Assembly session

TRENTON, N.J. – Three times today Republicans tried to get Democrats to focus on rising gas and energy prices, but each time the majority wasn’t interested. “Today Republicans tried everything in their power to make New Jersey more affordable, and the Democrats stonewalled us,” said Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris)....

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Political candidates could soon be charged with bribery after bill passes Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill establishing that public servants who have yet to be sworn into office could be guilty of bribery, just like sitting politicians, cleared a legislative hurdle on Thursday when it passed both the Assembly and Senate unanimously. “Political candidates have been permitted to sell the...

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Auth proposes to fast-track gun permits for domestic violence survivors following committee hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth is pushing his bill prioritizing gun permits for domestic violence victims following Monday’s Assembly Judiciary Committee that considered measures to enhance survivor safety.  “The panel’s testimony focused on strengthening victim safety and that really resonated with me. There is an inability for government...

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Murphy should never had power to make parental masking decisions, say Auth and DeFuccio

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement on Monday that school and child care masking requirements will be lifted March 7 is long overdue and a decision that should have solely resided with parents say Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio. To keep the mask mandate another month,...

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Auth named 2021 legislative guardian of the family by Christian advocacy group

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth was honored by Family Policy Alliance of New Jersey for defending religious liberty, family values and pro-life measures in the New Jersey Legislature. He received the 2021 guardian of the family award at a ceremony on Nov. 10. “When the sanctity of human...

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Auth and DeFuccio condemn coldblooded Castro regime

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Robert Auth and Assemblywoman DeAnne DeFuccio are voicing their support of the Cuban people who have taken to the streets in anti-government protests, and condemning the inhumane Communist regime.  “It is coldblooded Communism and the repressive government tactics of Fidel Castro that turned Cuba into...

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