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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. 23, 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...
Apr. 15, 2014 - Press Release
Senators Michael Doherty and Joe Kyrillos, who sponsor legislation capping arbitration awards at two percent, urged the Assembly to pass the current bipartisan cap extension legislation. “Assembly Democrats’ refusal to extend the cap on arbitration awards has placed towns on the precipice of having to choose between raising property taxes to pay for limitless spikes in salaries or eliminating...
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. 24, 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...