Senate Republican Budget Officer Steven Oroho (R- 24) wants at least one Senate Budget Committee meeting that is open for public testimony on the 2021 budget.
New Jersey towns and counties can borrow money to cover unexpected costs from the coronavirus and to make up for revenue shortfalls under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law
State Sen. Steven Oroho (R-24) wants the governor to abandon consideration of a 9.3 cent/gallon gas tax increase that was announced by the state’s Treasury Department on Aug. 28.
Reaction to Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget fell along partisan lines in North Jersey. GOP lawmakers questioned the amount of spending and borrowing, while fellow Democrats praised the funding of needed programs in the state.
A dozen New Jersey counties that didn’t previously qualify for federal monies to fight the coronavirus pandemic will share $37 million in aid, announced Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer.
North Jersey Republican lawmakers are leading the charge against Gov. Phil Murphy’s newly-unveiled plan to allow voters to cast ballots by mail.
The State Senate and Assembly passed a bill June 29 extending New Jersey’s spending authority by three months, making Fiscal Year 2020 supplemental appropriations of $7.7 billion in state funds and $4.5 billion in federal funds.
A bill that would protect homeowners from voluntary associations that attempt to impose mandatory fees on all residents, regardless of membership, recently passed the Assembly.
State officials classified nearly 2,000 deaths of New Jersey residents as “probable” from COVID-19.
State Sen. Steven Oroho (R-25) believes it’s time to let all businesses reopen in New Jersey, saying that Gov. Phil Murphy’s multi-stage reopening plan is being rolled out in “an arbitrary and inconsistent fashion.”
The state Legislature recently kicked off a series of hearings on the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities.
State Sens. Joe Pennacchio (R-26) and Steve Oroho (R-24) recently introduced legislation to restore a policy-making balance to the state in emergency situations like the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Sens. Anthony M. Bucco and Steve Oroho both are encouraged by NJDEP index providing guidance on recreational use recommendations to the public based on different count levels of HABs present.
The call for high school graduation ceremonies continues to grow louder in North Jersey after the Waldwick Board of Education approved a measure to file a lawsuit for in-person graduation ceremony.