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Mar. 31, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement on the bipartisan legislation to extend the arbitration award cap. “Once again the New Jersey Senate has proven they will stand strong to try to keep property tax increases in check,” Kyrillos said. “It is imperative that the Assembly now do the same by passing the extension of the arbitration award cap.” “If the cap on police and...
Mar. 25, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) urged legislative Democrats to reconsider posting a bill for a vote that would make permanent the 2-percent arbitration award cap. “The proposal to increase the cap, cut into healthcare savings and raise property taxes in many communities, and ultimately eliminate the cap in a few years is clearly not the way to go,” Kyrillos said. “The people of our state want...
Mar. 14, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement today after Rutgers’ University faculty again voted to rescind former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s invitation to speak at the upcoming commencement: “Rutgers-Newark faculty’s recent vote is nothing short of an attempt by professors to censor a view different then their own and flies in the face of the mission of a state...
Mar. 13, 2014 - Press Release
New Jersey Senators Jennifer Beck and Joe Kyrillos (both R-Monmouth) urged U.S. Senator Bob Menendez to help facilitate the state’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy, rather than pushing for ways to slow it down. On Wednesday, Menendez called for even more federal regulations on how New Jersey delivers $1.4 billion in aid to people who have been hampered by federal rules since the October 2012 storm...
Feb. 25, 2014 - Press Release
With a New Jersey-bound shipment of badly needed road salt still stuck at a Maine port and yet another snow storm forecast for Wednesday’s morning commute, Senator Joe Kyrillos today introduced a resolution urging federal authorities to waive the requirements of a nearly century old shipping law during certain states of emergency. Delivery of New Jersey’s 40,000 ton order of rock salt from a...
Feb. 20, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) implored federal officials and representatives to allow a waiver for New Jersey property owners to recover their lives after Superstorm Sandy. “It’s ridiculous, to say the least, that the people of New Jersey are being denied access to grant money because they are trying to rebuild their lives after the worst storm ever,” Kyrillos said. “...