Senator Anthony Bucco (R-Morris) has been chosen “Legislator of the Year” by the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association and the New Jersey Council of Chain Drug Stores. Sen. Bucco was honored for his leadership and legislative efforts in support of the state’s retail industry and pharmacy profession.
“As a longtime small business owner and fierce supporter of New Jersey’s vibrant business and manufacturing industry, I was truly honored to receive this award,” Senator Bucco said. “I will continue to fight on behalf of New Jersey’s hardworking business owners, who play a vital role in creating jobs and stimulating economic growth. By nurturing public-private partnerships, we can work together to transform New Jersey into a worldwide hub for innovation, where the best and brightest job creators can grow and thrive.”
— Sen. Anthony Bucco (@tonybucco) December 10, 2015
New Jersey Retail Merchants Association President John Holub praised Sen. Bucco’s strong record of supporting pro-business legislation.
“Senator Bucco is a true friend to both the retail and chain drug store industries,” NJRMA President John Holub said. “We have worked on countless pieces of legislation with Senator Bucco, who is well-known for his work as a pro-business legislator. We greatly appreciate the Senator’s commitment to insuring a fair and competitive marketplace in our state.”
Senator Bucco received the “Legislator of the Year” award at the NJRMA’s 47th Annual Gala, held on Dec. 3 in Trenton. Other honorees included Assemblyman Pat Diegnan, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., and Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. (Dunkin Donuts,) and Wegmans Food Markets pharmacist, Mike Scozzaro.
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