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Barnes & Johnson Bill to Outlaw Battlefield-Style .50-caliber Weapons in New Jersey Approved by Assembly
Potentially Destructive Military-Grade Weapons Pose Security Threat to NJ
(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Gordon Johnson sponsored that would ban the sale of .50-caliber rifles – including powerful battlefield-styled weapons that would be devastatingly lethal in the hands of terrorists – was released approved Thursday by the Assembly as part of the Assembly Democratic gun violence prevention effort...
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UNION CITY - 1199 SEIU brought out its most powerful voice in support of healthcare workers turned out of their place of employment here following a strike.Read More >
Dems fail to pry sufficient number from abstemious GOP caucus to pass debt report bill TRENTON - The Assembly this afternoon could not summon the necessary votes to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of A961, as Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) prevented Democrats - some of them outraged...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
"When you're asked to cast a vote on a bill and it seems innocuous, and it's got a hidden land mine that perhaps only an expert would see, it would sort of behoove those experts to tell us in advance rather than make us look, shall we say, a little bit indecisive later on." - Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-25).- NJTV
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