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Prieto, Burzichelli & Watson Coleman Introduce Resolution Granting Subpoena Power to Assembly Budget Committee
Move Comes After Repeated Lack of Cooperation from Christie Administration
Budget Panel to Consider Resolution on Wednesday
(TRENTON) – Following the Christie administration’s repeated failure to appear at the Assembly Budget Committee’s request, Assembly Democrats Vincent Prieto, John Burzichelli and Bonnie Watson Coleman on Friday announced they’ve introduced legislation granting the committee subpoena power to investigate state revenue collections, budget contingency plans, the state Lottery privatization plans, Hurricane Sandy relief funding and other matters.
The Assembly Budget Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20) to consider the resolution. The meeting will be in Committee Room 11 of the State House Annex in Trenton...
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
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Fulop endorses Smith in Bayonne mayoral raceBAYONNE - Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop parachuted into the Bayonne mayoral race on Thursday night by endorsing incumbent Mayor Mark Smith."It is a pleasure to be with you here, Mark," said Fulop to a crowd of more than 125 supporters at a...
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"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop- PolitickerNJ.com
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