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OPINION: Murphy’s New Gun Laws Will Set Back Mental Health, Do Nothing To Stop Trenton Violence

By Steven J. Uccio _ Last Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy signed six new bills pertaining to firearms into law.  Some are more impactful than others.  The law pertaining to “armor piercing” rounds may be redundant and the one banning private Read More

MacArthur aims for contrast with Murphy on gun control front

TRENTON, N.J. — Will they accomplish achieving actual safety for our kids? Probably not. But New Jersey’s Democrat Governor Phil Murphy says he’ll sign six (6) new gun measures which achieved final approval in the state legislature on Thursday including: Permitting Read More

Middlesex County’s GOP Chairwoman ‘stands with Roseanne’

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OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — The top Republican in one of New Jersey’s most populous counties says she will “stand with Roseanne” following the ABC network star’s canning after making disparaging comments about a former Obama adviser. “Unfortunately, consequences for foolish Read More

Op-Ed: “Millionaires Tax” Not the N.J. Fairy Tale Governor Murphy is Selling

By Rosemary Becchi, J.D., L.L.M. _ We all know how the story goes: Steal from the rich and give to the poor.  In the story, it’s noble and righteous for the hero to take these actions.  So, it’s no surprise Read More

New Jersey hair braiders score victory, see deregulatory legislation advance in both houses

TRENTON, N.J. — Legislation to exempt hair braiders from the New Jersey Cosmetology and Hairstyling Act advanced through two legislative committees on Thursday and will now get a full vote in both chambers. “Thursday’s hearings on the NJ Hair Braiding Freedom bills Read More

Jilted by Murphy, N.J. GOP plans legislation to reverse gas tax increase

TRENTON, N.J. – A significant number of New Jersey legislative Republicans — including Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) — supported the October 2016 gas tax hike which, at least in part, was supposed to be offset by a small decrease Read More