Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Jasey and McKeon represent the 27th District, including Caldwell, Chatham Township, Essex Fells, East Hanover, Florham Park, Livingston, Hanover Township, Harding, Madison, Maplewood, Millburn/Short Hills, Roseland, South Orange and West Orange.
Tuesday, March 5
Assembly Members John F. McKeon and Mila M. Jasey Tuesday announced they will run for re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly. Citing their record of capping property tax increases, improving environmental safeguards, and championing public education, McKeon and Jasey "look forward to continuing their efforts to grow New Jersey's economy, ensure a living wage for hardworking families and set the State on a firm foundation for long-term prosperity," according to a release. The release continues: Assemblyman McKeon is one of New Jersey’s leading voices on the environment, most recently sponsoring a package of bills designed to reduce pollution in the massive Barengat Bay watershed. He has worked with legislators on both sides of the …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
John F. McKeon, Michael Merwin and Barbara Hughes to be inducted at annual investiture event on Sunday, Feb. 24 and parade slated for Sunday, March 10.
The 62nd West Orange Parade Committee has named state Assemb. and former West Orange Mayor John F. McKeon as parade Grand Marshal, officials announced recently. Michael Merwin and Barbara Hughes have been named Deputy Marshals for the 2013 Parade, which kicks off on Sunday, March 10 at 12:15 at West Orange Town Hall. In addition, the public is invited to attend the Parade’s Annual Investiture event at Mayfair Farms on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. to see the three honorees get inducted The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, coffee, tea, desert, a $1,000 raffle, and a performance by the Eamonn Ryan Band. Tickets cost $50 per person and are available by calling (973) 868-8178 or via email at westorangeparade@gmail.…
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 …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Scotland's Garage Start Up Recognized as Innovative Leader in Automotive Diagnostics
West Orange resident and small business owner Mark Scotland was the guest of honor at West Orange Town Hall when he received proclamations from both the town and the state for his innovative leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Scotland was honored for developing his West Orange business, PH2 Solutions, Inc., from a four person "garage start up" in 2004 into an innovative and industry leader in the automotive emission diagnostics segment. Under Scotland's stewardship, his company produced the award winning "PH2 Validator," a product which enables auto repair technicians a more efficient means of diagnosing "check engine light" and drivability related issues. In addition to the proclamations, Scotland and PH2 Solutions were recently …
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 …