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Jun. 24, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos has introduced “Drew’s Law,” named in honor of 11-year-old Drew Keough, who was tragically killed while crossing the street near Keansburg’s Forest Park on April 22, 2014. The legislation seeks to improve pedestrian safety by establishing a 15-mph speed limit on roads passing through or adjacent to public parks during hours when the park is open or when children are clearly...
Jun. 18, 2014 - Press Release
Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) issued the following statement against the Senate Democrats proposal to increase taxes in the FY15 budget by $1.7 billion: “This $1.7 billion tax-raising proposal represents an all-time low — on a day that the Feds sharply cut economic growth forecasts — despite the fact that Trenton Democrats managed to raise 115 taxes and fees during their last decade of total...
Jun. 15, 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. 7, 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. 4, 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...