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Senator Kristin Corrado

Senator Kristin Corrado

Corrado: Property Taxes Continue to Increase Under Murphy’s Tenure

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It’s bad enough the average property tax bill in New Jersey is more than $9,000, but it’s far higher in many areas of the state. Senator Kristin Corrado noted it is strange the Governor is bragging that the state’s worst-in-the-country property taxes have gotten worse.

It’s bad enough the average property tax bill in NJ is more than $9,000, but it’s far higher in many areas of the state. Sen. Kristin Corrado noted it is strange the Governor is bragging that the state’s worst-in-the-country property taxes have gotten worse. (Pixabay)

“Residents have repeatedly cited property taxes as their top concern,” said Corrado. “Families living in average homes, with three bedrooms and a couple baths are paying almost $800 in property taxes every month — or more than $9,200 this year.  Boasting about that is delusional.”

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Corrado Seeks Details on Department of Health’s Vaccination Promotion Aimed at Children

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Commercials Featured Kids Asking Santa for COVID Shots

Senator Kristin Corrado wrote to New Jersey’s health commissioner seeking financial details about the Department of Health’s holiday season advertising campaign featuring school-age children asking for COVID shots.

Sen. Kristin Corrado wrote to New Jersey’s health commissioner seeking financial details about the Department of Health’s holiday season advertising campaign featuring school-age children asking for COVID shots. (NJ Department of Health)

“In reality, these insensitive commercials were nothing more than political gamesmanship masquerading as public service announcements,” said Corrado (R-40). “State residents deserve to know how much they cost and how they were paid for. I am seeking transparency and justification for the expenditure.”

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Senator Steve Oroho

Senate Passes Republican-Sponsored Legislation Aiding Land Conservation, Preservation and Recreation

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A package of three bills sponsored by Senator Steve Oroho, Senator Kristin Corrado and Senator Kip Bateman that would help preserve open space and contribute to the quality of life in New Jersey was endorsed today by the Senate.

A package of three bills sponsored by Sen. Steve Oroho, Sen. Kristin Corrado and Sen. Kip Bateman that would help preserve open space and contribute to the quality of life in New Jersey was endorsed today by the Senate. (Pixabay)

The legislation is part of a package of preservation bills funded from constitutionally dedicated corporate business tax (CBT) revenues.

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Senator Anthony M. Bucco
Senator Declan O'Scanlon
Senator Kristin Corrado

Corrado/Bucco/O’Scanlon Bill Protecting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Clears Senate

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Legislation sponsored by Senators Kristin Corrado, Anthony Bucco, and Declan O’Scanlon that would allow individuals diagnosed with a communication disability or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to indicate that status on their driver’s license was approved today by the New Jersey Senate.

Legislation sponsored by Senators Kristin Corrado, Anthony Bucco, and Declan O’Scanlon that would allow individuals diagnosed with a communication disability or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to indicate that status on their driver’s license was approved by the New Jersey Senate. (SenateNJ.com)

“Over the last several months, I have been contacted by constituents with autism spectrum disorder that say they have difficulty explaining their condition to law enforcement during vehicle traffic stops,” said Corrado (R-40). “This legislation will help alleviate that issue by allowing people with special needs to have that designation printed directly onto their license. This important information will assist law enforcement officials in identifying, and effectively communicating with, individuals with autism or autism spectrum disorder during vehicle stops.”

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Bateman and Corrado Bills to Improve and Expand Funding for Environmental Infrastructure Projects Signed into Law

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-16) and Senator Kristin Corrado (R-40) that would approve and provide affordable loans to local governments and public water utilities for environmental infrastructure projects through the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank was signed into law.

Sens. Kip Bateman and Kristin Corrado’s legislation that would approve and provide affordable loans to local governments and public water utilities for environmental infrastructure projects through the NJ Infrastructure Bank was signed into law. (Pixabay)

“I am pleased that the Governor signed these bills into law today. This legislation is critical for approving and financing important environmental infrastructure projects that protect our state’s drinking water and waterways,” said Bateman. “The low interest loans authorized by this package of bills will create jobs in New Jersey and preserve and protect the environment—which is so critical to our quality of life. Ultimately, providing an affordable financial strategy to upgrade infrastructure throughout the state will protect the public health of every New Jerseyan.”

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Gov. Signs Corrado Bills to Help Provide More Mental Health Professionals in Schools

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A pair of legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado to provide mental health help to school students who are struggling with the effects of the pandemic on learning and socialization was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.

A pair of legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado to provide mental health help to school students who are struggling with the effects of the pandemic on learning and socialization was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. (Pixabay)

Corrado’s bills encourage districts to provide students with better access to school-based mental health professionals.

“Trained and effective mental health professionals in our schools can help identify and alleviate issues before students become overwhelmed and a crisis develops,” said Corrado (R-40). “Early intervention can be critical, especially for young students whose mental health troubles can be easily obscured within the halls of a busy, stressful school environment.”

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Senate Approves Corrado Bill to Aid Developmentally Disabled Young Adults

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Senator Kristin Corrado’s legislation that would establish county-college based centers for transition to help developmentally disabled individuals up to age 24 cleared the Senate today.

Sen. Kristin Corrado’s legislation that would establish county-college based centers for transition to help developmentally disabled individuals up to age 24 cleared the Senate. (SenateNJ.com)

Corrado’s bill (S-4211) would appropriate $4.5 million to support the centers’ missions of preparing young people for life as an adult.

“This program is desperately needed in the disability community,” said Corrado (R-40). “It is time to stop abandoning special needs individuals when they reach age 21 and devote more energy to teaching them how to live productive, responsible adult lives.”

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Committee Approves Corrado Bill that Would Designate January 9 as “Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day”

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In an effort to honor law enforcement officers throughout the state, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bipartisan joint resolution sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would designate January 9 of each year as “Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day.”

To honor law enforcement officers throughout the state, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bipartisan joint resolution sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado that would designate Jan. 9 of each year as “Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day.” (SenateNJ.com)

“Each day, members of our law enforcement community put their own lives in jeopardy to respond to dangerous and sometimes life-threatening situations throughout the Garden State,” said Corrado (R-40). “To salute these heroes for their bravery, and the contributions they have made to the well-being of our state, it is only fitting that New Jersey officially recognize January 9 of each year as ‘Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day.’”

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Corrado Bill to Prepare Developmentally Disabled Students for Adult Life Advances

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Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Kristin Corrado that would establish county-college based centers for transition to help developmentally disabled individuals up to age 24 was approved by the Senate Higher Education Committee today.

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Kristin Corrado would establish county-college based centers for transition to help developmentally disabled individuals up to age 24. (SenateNJ.com)

Corrado’s bill (S-4211) would appropriate $4.5 million to support the centers’ mission of preparing young people for life as an adult.

“The establishment of this vital program will change lives for individuals with developmental disabilities who are too old for traditional support programs,” said Corrado (R-40). “The centers will help students progress to postsecondary education and develop life skills necessary to allow them to find and keep jobs and live independently as adults. This bill would help fill a large void in services for those with developmental disabilities.”

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Senator Steve Oroho

Republican-Sponsored Legislation Supporting Land Conservation, Preservation and Recreation Advances

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The Senate Environment and Energy Committee today approved bills sponsored by Senator Steve Oroho, Senator Kristin Corrado and Senator Kip Bateman that will help preserve open space and contribute to the quality of life in New Jersey.

The Senate environment committee approved bills sponsored by Sen. Steve Oroho, Sen. Kristin Corrado and Sen. Kip Bateman that will help preserve open space and contribute to the quality of life in New Jersey. (SenateNJ.com)

The measures are part of a package of preservation bills all funded from constitutionally dedicated corporate business tax (CBT) revenues.

“Protecting undeveloped land in the most densely populated state in the nation is a priority for residents across the state,” said Oroho (R-24). “The voters have expressed their desire to commit some of the business tax revenue to ensure our state remains a desirable place to call home. These bills affirm that the money is invested wisely and delivers the outcomes New Jersey residents expect.”

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