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Senator Mike Doherty

Doherty, DiMaio & Peterson Highlight $5 Million Transportation Aid Program Benefitting Hunterdon, Somerset & Warren Counties

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Senator Michael Doherty, Assemblyman John DiMaio, and Assemblyman Erik Peterson (R-Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren) announced $5 million dollars through New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Municipal Aid Program will be allocated toward twenty-six infrastructure projects in Legislative District 23.

Senator Michael Doherty, Assemblyman John DiMaio, and Assemblyman Erik Peterson announced $5 million dollars through New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Municipal Aid Program will be allocated toward twenty-six infrastructure projects in Legislative District 23.
(SenateNJ.com)

“I am pleased that over $5 million dollars is being invested in Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren counties to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure,” said Doherty. “New Jerseyans have the highest tax burden in the country. This return on investment to rebuild the roads in our backyard will make the daily commutes easier and more enjoyable for so many residents.”

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Senator Steve Oroho

Oroho: Increased TTF Aid Results in Warren County Tax Cut

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Senator Steve Oroho (R-24) congratulated the Warren County Freeholder Board on a tax rate reduction that will provide county residents with property tax relief in the coming year. The Warren County Board credited the increased transportation aid from the State stemming from the tax reform and restructuring legislation that Oroho sponsored in 2016 with the reduction.

Sen. Steve Oroho congratulated the Warren County Freeholder Board on a tax rate reduction that will provide county residents with property tax relief in the coming year. (Flickr)

“The significant increase in state road aid that resulted from our tax reform efforts has alleviated a large expense for county governments, leading to the property tax cut that residents of Warren County will receive,” said Oroho. “By doubling local transportation aid to counties as well as municipal governments, we lessened the burden on local property taxpayers from bearing the full cost of infrastructure maintenance and improvements.”

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Senator Anthony Bucco
Senator Joe Pennacchio

Pennacchio/Bucco Legislation to Help Local Farm Markets Succeed Advances

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Will Help Farm Markets to Compete, Enhance Economic Growth

Legislation co-sponsored by Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) and Senator Anthony Bucco (R-25) to provide economic growth and variety to local farm markets by removing regulatory hurdles when their sell baked goods has passed the Senate Economic Growth Committee.

Senator Pennacchio and Bucco’s legislation to provide economic growth for New Jersey farm markets (Wikimedia Commons)

“By making it easier for farm markets to compete, we can encourage small business and help our farms to remain financially viable,” said Pennacchio. “We sell baked goods by the dozen and pies individually, not by weight. Farm markets should be placed on the same playing field as bakeries and other retail shops, allowing entrepreneurship to flourish.”

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Senator Anthony Bucco
Senator Kristin Corrado

Corrado & Bucco Bills Providing Tax Relief to Military Members Advance

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A pair of legislative initiatives sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado and Senator Anthony Bucco to lower the tax burden for members of our Armed Forces were approved by the Senate Military and Veterans Committee.

A pair of legislative initiatives sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado and Sen. Anthony Bucco to lower the tax burden for members of our Armed Forces were approved by the Senate Military and Veterans Committee. (Flickr)

The first bill, S-129 (Corrado), would exclude combat zone pay from taxation under New Jersey’s gross income tax.

“Members of our Armed Forces heroically serving in combat zones place their lives on the line every day,” said Corrado (R- Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Passaic). “They shouldn’t owe taxes to the State for the pay they earn while sacrificing so much. This is a small way New Jersey can thank them for answering the call to serve.”

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Senator Kip Bateman

Bateman Law Raises Awareness of the Needs of the Homeless

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Says Donation of Socks Can Help Community Members in Need

A resolution sponsored by Senator Kip that designates February 14 of each year as “Socks for the Homeless Day” was signed into law. The measure is designed to raise awareness of homelessness and the ongoing need for socks by children, adults, and families without homes.

Senator Bateman’s “Sock for Homeless Day” signed into law. (SenateNJ.com)

“A pair of clean, dry socks can be a sign of hope for children and families suffering from homelessness,” said Bateman (R-16). “During the coldest winter month, a donation of socks can prevent hypothermia and injuries which untreated can lead to further health problems.”

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Senator Kip Bateman
Senator Kristin Corrado

Corrado & Bateman Launch “Socks for Soldiers” Collection Drive

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Senators Encourage Schools, Businesses, and Local Governments to Participate

Senator Kristin M. Corrado and Senator Kip Bateman have launched a “Socks for Soldiers” drive to collect one of the most requested items by our troops serving around the world.

Sen. Kristin Corrado and Sen. Kip Bateman have launched a ‘Socks for Soldiers’ collection drive to support our troops and veterans at home and abroad. (SenateNJ.com)

“Our heroes at home and abroad need our help to stay warm and comfortable,” said Bateman (R-16). “That’s why I’m partnering with Senator Corrado on a new effort to collect clean, unworn socks that are in high demand by our troops and our veterans. It’s an easy, inexpensive way that we can support those who sacrifice so much on our behalf.”

Corrado and Bateman urged schools, businesses, and local governments to post collection boxes with a “Socks for Soldiers” sign (print one here).

Corrado first collected “Socks for Soldiers” while serving as Passaic County Clerk. Last year, her program provided more than 6,000 pairs of socks to soldiers and veterans.

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Senator Anthony Bucco

Bucco Announces $5.18 Million in Local Transportation Infrastructure Projects

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Senator Anthony Bucco announced $5.18 million in awards for District 25 transportation projects from the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF).

Senator Bucco announced $5.18 million in funding for District 25’s road and bridge infrastructures. (SenateNJ.com)

“New Jersey relies on stable and well-maintained infrastructure to keep our economy thriving,” said Bucco. “These grants will help us to get to work on important local road projects creation without burdening property taxpayers.”

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Senator Steve Oroho

District 24 To Receive An Additional $5.3 Million in Infrastructure Funding

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 Total State Investment Near $130 Million

District 24 legislators, Senator Steven Oroho, Assemblyman Parker Space and Assemblyman Hal Wirths (all R-24) announce $5.3 million in awards for transportation projects from the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), made possible by the TTF reauthorization bill sponsored by Senator Oroho in 2016.

Senator Oroho, Assemblyman Parker, and Assemblyman Wirths announce $5.3 million in transportation projects. (SenateNJ.com)

“The state of our roads and bridges has been deficient for too long,” said Oroho. “Now with a strongly supported TTF, we are able to invest $2 billion each year back into our state’s infrastructure and fund major roadway projects for our communities.”

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Senator Tom Kean

Kean, Bramnick & Muñoz Announce $5.4 Million in Funding for Local Transportation Projects

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Say TTF Grant Awards Represent Real Property Tax Relief

Senator Tom Kean, Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, and Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz (all R-21) announced $5.4 million in awards for local road and bridge improvement projects from the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF).

Kean, Bramnick, and Muñoz announced $5.4 million in TTF awards for local road and bridge improvement projects. (Pixabay)

“Our towns are set to receive millions of dollars from the TTF to help pay for critical road and bridge projects in our neighborhoods. Every dollar we get from the TTF to help fund these important projects is a dollar that property taxpayers won’t have to pay,” said Kean. “It’ll also help our commuters who often pay the biggest price in time and frustration when our transportation systems fail. They deserve safe and reliable transportation infrastructure and to know that we’re working to make things better.”

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Senator Anthony Bucco
Senator Bob Singer

Bucco and Singer Legislation Encouraging Shared Services Passes Committee

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Legislation co-sponsored by Senators Anthony Bucco (R-25) and Robert Singer (R-30) encouraging shared services passed the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. This bill eases the red tape local governments face when looking to consolidate or share services.

Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Anthony Bucco (R-25) and Sen. Robert Singer (R-30) encouraging shared services passed the Senate Budget Committee.(SenateNJ.com)

“New Jerseyans suffer from the highest property tax burden in the nation,” said Bucco. “Sharing services cuts the cost of doing business for government, which translates into financial savings for New Jersey taxpayers. It’s a win-win for everybody.”
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Republican Senators

Tom Kean

District 21 - Republican Leader

Kip Bateman

District 16

Chris Brown

District 2

Anthony Bucco

District 25

Gerald Cardinale

District 39

Kristin Corrado

District 40

Michael Doherty

District 23

Jim Holzapfel

District 10

Steven Oroho

District 24

Declan O'Scanlon

District 13

Joe Pennacchio

District 26

Robert Singer

District 30

Samuel Thompson

District 12

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