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Sep. 15, 2016 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos and Senator Jennifer Beck (both R-Monmouth) have introduced a trio of Senate resolutions seeking to prevent the construction of a controversial high-voltage transmission line through Monmouth County by JCP&L. The “Monmouth County Reliability Project” would drive a 230-kV transmission line on 140-foot-tall monopole towers on a nearly 10-mile path from Aberdeen to Red Bank...
Aug. 22, 2016 - Press Release
Legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) to double the resources available to the New Jersey Shore Protection Fund has been approved by both the Senate Environment and Energy Committee and the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee. The committees held a special joint hearing on August 18th in Toms River to consider the legislation to increase support for the fund, which...
Aug. 19, 2016 - Press Release
Legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) to finance up to $411 million for environmental infrastructure projects statewide has been signed into law by Governor Chris Christie. Nearly $60 million would fund local projects in Middletown and Union Beach. The measures, S-2292 and S-2293, fund 80 eligible projects through the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust, including...
Aug. 11, 2016 - Press Release
Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean (R-Union, Somerset) and Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) have joined State and federal officials on a bipartisan basis to call for the construction of a new bus terminal in New York that will preserve a one-seat ride to New York for New Jersey’s commuters and create economic growth throughout the bi-state region. Kean and Kyrillos, both longstanding advocates...
Aug. 1, 2016 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) and Senator Paul Sarlo (D-36) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would make it a hate crime to target a person due to their status as a law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. The proposed legislation follows a string of deadly attacks where law enforcement officers have been targeted for violence. “This legislation is a bipartisan statement...
Jul. 1, 2016 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) will introduce legislation that would make it a hate crime to target a person due to their status as a law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. The proposed legislation follows a string of deadly attacks where law enforcement officers have been targeted for violence. “We depend on police officers and first responders to protect and serve our communities...