Finding solutions to end New Jersey's drug epidemic, enforcing stricter penalties on child porn peddlers, protecting pets from animal cruelty and child safety near school buses were among vocal points Shore Senator Jim Holzapfel made on Ask The Senator this week on WOBM.
Continuing efforts to close the legal loopholes that allow animal abuse to fester earns commendations from the New Jersey chapter of the Humane Society for State Senators Jim Holzapfel (R-10) and Tom Kean (R-21), the upper house Republican leader.
Under New Jersey law, leaving a loaded firearm unsecured so that it ends up in a minor's hands is a disorderly-persons charge. Legislation that arose after a Toms River six-year-old was shot by his four-year-old friend is halfway to criminalizing it.
Stacey O'Connor is a music fan as well as a music teacher. Her ability to use the art in teaching her first-grade classes has earned her the 2015 "Excellence in Education" Award, bestowed on the Manchester Township Elementary first-grade teacher by lawmakers in the shore'…
Legislation sponsored by Jersey Shore lawmakers, Senator James Holzapfel and Assemblymen Dave Wolfe and Greg McGuckin, requiring mortgage creditors to maintain and pay the expenses of foreclosed homes in retirement communities recently passed the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
A case against an Ocean County married couple alleged drug trafficking is prompting state legislators to introduce a bill allowing communication between spouses and civil union of continuing criminal activity to be used as evidence.