North Jersey lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Trenton are ready to move forward with prison reforms in the aftermath of Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision to close Edna Mahan.
The “Building Bridges: Bipartisan Physical Infrastructure Framework” would provide $761.8 billion in new spending over the next eight years.
Gov. Phil Murphy plans to close New Jersey’s only women’s correctional facility.
Significant gains have been made when it comes to increasing Black and Hispanic voters’ willingness to be vaccinated in New Jersey.
“Let’s put some common-sense gun safety laws on the American books, not just at the state level,” Gov. Murphy said.
New Jersey has added a few more incentives for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine as part of its “Operation Jersey Summer”
Following is reaction from North Jersey politicians to the President Biden’s April 28 address to members of the House and Senate.
The Superfund Polluter Pays Restoration Act reinstates and indexes for inflation the excise tax on polluting industries to pay for the cleanup of Superfund sites.
Gov. Phil Murphy expects to offer a timeline for further easing of coronavirus restriction next week.
“I support the American Jobs plan with a big line in the sand with (it must reinstate) the state and local tax (SALT) deduction,” stated Gottheimer.
The Scientific Review Panel (SRP) ruled unanimously in favor of Pequannock when FEMA finally took up the view, but since, not much progress has been made.
Menendez said the bipartisan legislation would “take the shackles off of state-authorized cannabis businesses, allowing this burgeoning industry to thrive.”
Supporters of the House bill are promoting the legislation as comprehensive effort to combat racial bias while offering greater accountability in policing.
Booker in a Senate floor speech said gun violence “seems to grow like a cancer on the soul of our country.”