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Apr. 14, 2015 - Press Release
In an effort to improve Routes 35 and 36 in the Hazlet corridor, Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13) has announced a beautification project which includes the planting of nearly 85 Okame Cherry, Red Maple, Willow Oak and American Holly trees throughout 11 jughandles, expected to begin as early as next week. “Improvements to jughandles along Routes 35 and 36 will not only provide a nicer quality of life...
Apr. 1, 2015 - Press Release
Senator Kyrillos issued the following statement regarding the indictment of Senator Menendez: “This is another sad chapter for New Jersey and America. And, after reading the indictment, it’s very interesting to see how money found its way into New Jersey for the 2012 campaign. Senator Menendez needs to think long and hard about whether he can be an effective Senator while simultaneously...
Oct. 17, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement following the signing of legislation that removes state prohibitions on sports wagering at New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks. “I am pleased that our legislation removing state prohibitions on sports betting was signed into law so quickly. Monmouth Park has been preparing for this to happen and is poised to start taking bets in the...
Oct. 16, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) and Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth), prime sponsors of Senate legislation that would explicitly remove language in state law that prohibits wagering on sporting events, applauded the New Jersey General Assembly’s approval of the legislation (A-3711/S-2460) and urged Governor Chris Christie to sign the bill into law. “We are a short step away from getting this...
Oct. 14, 2014 - Press Release
Acting to remove legal obstacles in the effort to bring sports betting to New Jersey, the Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union), Senator Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic) and Senator Joseph Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) that would explicitly remove language in state law that currently prohibits wagering on sporting events. The move would reinforce the state attorney general’s...
Jul. 10, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth), a prime sponsor of legislation to reform public employee sick-leave payouts, said it’s shameful that Senate Democratic leaders scheduled a voting session on July 10th without a vote on any legislation, especially sick-leave payout reform, in light of yet another six-figure golden parachute on the backs of property taxpayers. “Legislative Democrats are...