Tuesday, November 6, 2012
McKeon and Jasey want expanded bus service, jitneys to NYC.
The following news release was sent by the office of Assembly members John McKeon and Mila Jasey (both D-Essex/Morris). Assembly members John McKeon and Mila Jasey (both D-Essex/Morris) are working with residents and NJ Transit on solutions to ease the crippling transportation situation for Manhattan-bound commuters in the 27th legislative district. Jasey and McKeon have reached out to NJ Transit officials with a number of suggestions to ease the nightmare commutes to New York City, which residents in South Orange, Maplewood and West Orange, in particular, are facing as a result of the damage caused by Sandy. The lawmakers asked that every effort be made to accommodate the worthwhile suggestions, a number of which came directly from …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Audience members at a symposium talked about both the financial burden of the law as well as issues around enforcement.
- Mary Mann
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The "Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights" created a financial burden on school districts as well as an implementation and enforcement burden that was often poorly executed by school staff — according to attendees at a symposium in Newark today. Assemblyman John F. McKeon fielded those comments and other questions and said he was open to criticisms and feedback regarding the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights after he gave the keynote speech at the day-long anti-bullying symposium at Seton Hall University School of Law this morning. The symposium came just a week after little-known Council of Local Mandates struck down four provisions of the anti-bullying law as an unfunded mandate. McKeon (D-27th District) sponsored both the Anti-Bullying Bill of …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Assemblyman McKeon's keynote will address measures to restore 'Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights.'
Assemblyman John F. McKeon on Tuesday will keynote a day-long anti-bullying symposium at Seton Hall School of Law just a week after a state panel ruled that a new anti-bullying law amounts to an unfunded mandate and is therefore unconstitutional. At the symposium, which begins at 9 a.m. at the law school in Newark, McKeon will address plans to restore the “Anti Bullying Bill of Rights” following a recent ruling by the Council of Local Mandates, which struck down four provisions of the law as an unfunded mandate. "We pledge to work in a bipartisan manner with lawmakers and the Christie administration to find solutions to restore the 'Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights,' a landmark measure to protect our children and youth from harassment and …