Bramnick reissues debate challenge — this time targeting Greenwald

PolitickerNJ – Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21), following up on a call he made earlier this year, reissued his challenge to debate “anytime, anywhere” the chamber’s Democratic leaders today — this time targeting Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (D-6). “Why don’t you want to debate?” Bramnick asked. “I’m ready. Let’s debate this week.” …

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Bramnick calls Dems assertion that Republicans have “no interest” in property tax refortn “not true”

Star Ledger – Minutes after being sworn in for his ninth term in January 2014, Assembly Majority Lou Greenwald pledged that the time had come for real property tax reform. “Let us join together. Let us do the unthinkable and prove the cynics wrong. Let us attack New Jersey’s property tax crisis once and for …

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O’Scanlon say Dems playing ‘politics’ on Moody’s rating

PolitickerNJ – Republicans and Democrats on the Assembly Budget Committee seem largely in agreement over whether the state’s latest credit downgrading is bad for the economy, and even what motivated it — but when it comes to dishing out the blame, opinions diverge predictably. Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) begged to differ with …

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O’Scanlon Responds to Moody’s Action on NJ’s Credit Rating

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon, R-Monmouth, issued the following statement Friday as Moody’s Investors lowered the state’s credit rating: “Moody’s couldn’t have made this any clearer. The Legislature’s failure to further provide pension reform is responsible for the state’s structural imbalance. We need to enact further reforms to the …

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Bucco, Mine Hill Officials honor firefighters

Source: New Jersey Hills – Fifty years is a long time, and few people dedicate so many years to a well-paying job these days let alone selflessly volunteering their time to safeguard the safety of their neighbors. But Mine Hill has one such dedicated, long-time firefighter. John Faust, 77, was only 27 when he joined …

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Fiocchi Blasts VA for Long Waits on Veterans Suicide Hotline

Press Release – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi today expressed outrage at a recent news report that an Air Force veteran, suffering from depression, was repeatedly put on hold when he called the Veterans Suicide Hotline seeking help. “Putting a veteran who is considering suicide on hold for 10 minutes or more is unconscionable,” said Fiocchi, R-Cumberland, …

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Angelini receives leadership award

Source: Atlanticville – Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (RMonmouth) was honored by the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) for her leadership in helping prevent and treat substance use and mental disorders in youth and adults throughout New Jersey. NJAMHAA presented Angelini with the State Legislative Champion for Improving Treatment Award at …

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Webber: New Jersey Needs Policies that Cut Taxes, Keep Families Together

Assembly Republican Press Release – On the deadline day for filing federal and state tax returns, Assembly Republican Jay Webber called the burden on New Jersey taxpayers unsustainable. Webber said immediate reform is necessary to make the state competitive again. “New Jersey taxpayers have to work every day from New Years to May 13 – …

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Gove Completes Legislator-In Residence Program At Stockton University

Press Release – 9th Legislative District Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove has completed the Legislator-in-Residence Program for the Spring Semester at the Stockton University of New Jersey. Under the Program, members of the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly are invited to Stockton’s campus to interact with students and faculty. The Assemblywoman’s 9th District Legislative …

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“One on One” meets with Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick

One on One – This special video of One on One with Steve Adubato, part of its Legislative Leaders series, taped on-location at New Jersey’s Statehouse, features an in-depth interview with Assemblyman Jon Bramnick who shares his views on the millionaire’s tax, estate tax, and providing incentives for New Jersey residents.

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