Dancer introduces bill protecting NJ schools’ federal aid and students’ privacy rights

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced legislation committing the legal assistance of the attorney general to New Jersey schools threated with the loss of federal funding for failing to meet the Obama administration’s new guidelines for transgender students provided our schools are fully compliant with New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination. “We are …

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Wolfe weighs in on dueling school funding plans

  Source: NJSpotlight  - Since Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Steve Sweeney proposed competing plans for remaking school funding in New Jersey, it’s been more talk than action. Both Christie and Sweeney have gone on public campaigns to muster support for their proposals, each winning their share of endorsements for what are radically different …

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Bramnick can’t support TTF gas tax agreement without broad-based tax relief

Source: Politico New Jersey – The state Legislature appears yet again to be headed toward a collision with Gov. Chris Christie after the Democratic leaders cut a new deal on Friday to raise the state’s gasoline tax and replenish the Transportation Trust Fund, throwing out a sales cut the Republican chief executive had been seeking. …

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Christie Talks up Bramnick’s Leadership Skills at RNC

Source: PoliticerNJ – At a breakfast meeting of the GOP delegation to the Republican National Convention, Gov. Chris Christie “threw a bouquet,” in the words of NJTV Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron, to Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21). “There is no more effective leader in our party than Jon Bramnick,” said Christie, pointing at …

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Ciattarelli blasts Jersey City mayor over school funding

Source: Jersey Journal – A Republican lawmaker from Somerset County is again taking aim at Mayor Steve Fulop, saying the mayor’s recent boast about the city’s tax rate demonstrates the need for school funding reform statewide. At issue is an email Fulop’s campaign sent to supporters yesterday about the 2016 city budget, which comes for …

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Ciattarelli says revitalization of Jersey City demonstrates need for school funding reform

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli issued a statement today on how the renaissance of Jersey City is positive proof of the need for a better way to fund New Jersey schools that is fair to all taxpayers: “Every now and then Jersey City’s mayor will boast of the renaissance in Jersey City, …

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Rumana lauds state’s record job growth

Press Release – Assembly Republican Whip Scott Rumana (R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris) today said the latest job creation report released by the state Department of Labor which shows that a record 22,200 jobs were created in June is great news for New Jersey. “The way to make New Jersey affordable for all residents is …

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O’Scanlon excited about record job growth in June and overall worker confidence in New Jersey

Press Release – Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, the Republican budget officer, commented on the state Department of Labor report today that 22,200 jobs were created last month. “It is great news that businesses have the confidence in our state economy to build the greatest level of growth in almost 20 years,” said O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth). “It’s even …

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Bramnick praises largest month of single private sector job creation since 1996

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick said today’s announcement by the state Department of Labor that New Jersey gained 22,200 jobs in June – the best month for private sector job growth in 20 years – is great news for the people who live and work in the state. “The business …

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Brown lauds passage of anti-BDS bill

  Source: Jewish Community Voice – “We have no greater ally in the Middle East than Israel, and it’s in America’s economic and security interest to make sure Israel remains strong and stable,” said Assemblyman Chris Brown, (R-Atlantic) sponsor of a bill preventing the state of New Jersey from investing in companies that boycott, divest …

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