Senator Jim Holzapfel

Holzapfel, Kean cited for animal protections
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.
Holzapfel gun access restriction bill advances
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.
Communication Privileges
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.