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Jun. 16, 2014 - Press Release
Senators Jim Holzapfel and Joe Kyrillos today criticized President Obama’s reported announcement that $1 billion in remaining Superstorm Sandy relief funding will be dolled out to other states in a national resiliency competition. Senators Holzapfel and Kyrillos introduced legislation in April urging the United States Congress to prohibit the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (...
Jun. 13, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) said today that he will re-introduce Thursday his tenure overhaul bill, in light of Tuesday’s landmark California court ruling that is expected to trigger education reforms nationwide. A main provision in Senator Kyrillos’ legislation would eliminate in New Jersey last-in, first-out or “LIFO” protections, which the California court deemed...
May. 8, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Marlboro Mayor John Hornik today announced that demolition would begin on the former Marlboro Psychiatric facilities. The 100 buildings to be demolished are located on 411 acres of property in Marlboro Township. The facility was closed in 1998 after nearly 57 years of use. During the past 16 years the fate of the...
May. 5, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) issued the following statement in response to the decision of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to not participate in the commencement ceremony at Rutgers University following protests by students and faculty: “Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s reluctant decision to not give the Rutgers class of 2014 commencement speech is an embarrassment to both...
Apr. 25, 2014 - Press Release
  Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) was presented with a flag recovered from Union Beach in the days after Sandy hit by the RAINE Foundation. The RAINE Foundation has now asked the Senator to be the custodian and keep the large framed flag on display in his new relocated Senate office for all his constituents to see. During Hurricane Sandy, the RAINE Foundation had teams in the field, helping...
Apr. 24, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) urges Congress to block reported plans by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to divert more than $1 billion from remaining Superstorm Sandy aid funding to resiliency projects in other parts of the nation. “Thousands of people and businesses along the Jersey Shore are still waiting for federal Sandy aid to help them rebuild and recover,” said...