Tag: Bill

Explaining the NJGOP caucus’s new anti-vaxxer tilt | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Back in February 2019, Save Jerseyans, I urged New Jersey Republicans to reengage the “social issues” from which they’ve been running for years. The reason is obvious: most voters aren’t policy wonks or constitutional nerds. They Read More

Debate rages even as GOP Senator’s support appears to tip S2173 towards passage

TRENTON, N.J. – 2020’s most controversial legislation (so far) appears poised for passage on Monday following a flurry of last minute amendments. If passed, it will eliminate the religious vaccine exemption for public school students; the amended S2173 exempts daycare Read More

California-Style Attack on Contractors Will Hurt Far More than Uber & Lyft | Kellogg

By Douglas Kellogg _ It may be a new year, but the same policy debates from last year continue in Trenton. The first major item on the agenda is borrowed directly from California’s uber-liberal policy playbook, legislation that would aggressively Read More

Kean: “my phone has been ringing off the hook” with independent contractor bill opposition

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation which would effectively ban thousands of New Jersey independent contractors from working is generating a major backlash from small businesses and “gig economy” professionals in New Jersey. Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean (R-21), who is also running Read More

NJ-04: Smith co-sponsors bill which would invalidate ‘right to work’ laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Chris Smith is New Jersey’s last Republican congressman and a long-time supporter of labor unions.  Smith (R, NJ-04) is also a new co-sponsor of H.R. 2474, the “Protecting the Right to Organize Act,” legislation which critics Read More

Downey’s Inaction Puts Sick Kids At Risk Of Sexual Assault | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ Assemblywoman Joann Downey, the Chairwoman of the Human Services Committee, has buried a bill in her committee that would require psychiatric health care facilities to provide 24 hour per day monitoring of children under their supervision, according Read More