The Parker Brother’s game, Monopoly, was created during our country’s depression era. The board’s layout was inspired by the streets of Atlantic City where its creators spent many fond childhood vacations. New Jersey residents have a longstanding affinity for Atlantic City and I do not believe any of us want it to return to the state of urban decay that preceded the casino boom. That is why so many are focused on several proposed bailouts of this seaside resort.
(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, Troy Singleton, Joseph Lagana, Pamela Lampitt, Liz Muoio, Marlene Caride, Grace Spencer, Gabriela Mosquera and Cleopatra Tucker to raise the penalty for the crime of strangulation in domestic violence cases was advanced by an Assembly panel on Monday.Read more
"The public deserves to know who dropped the ball"
(TRENTON) - Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon), chairman of the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee, released the following statement Friday after New Jersey received only $15 million in federal disaster resiliency funding because of a "weaker application":Read more
The Asbury Park Press’ Dec. 24 editorial, “Don’t gamble with marijuana in Atlantic City,” opposing my proposal to bring recreational marijuana to the city only demonstrates the ever-expanding problems with the gaming industry.Read more
‘The role it played in the foundation of American democracy is undeniable.’
(TRENTON) – Assembly Deputy Majority Leader Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) on Friday denounced a plan for construction on a local historic site and called for the Department of Environmental Protection to prohibit the project.Read more
Assembly Panel Approves Singleton & Gusciora Bill to Fight Christie Admin's Attempt to Resurrect Cruel & Inhumane Hunting Practice
(TRENTON) - An Assembly panel on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton and Reed Gusciora that would overturn the Christie administration's decision to resurrect a cruel and inhumane hunting practice that the Legislature outlawed over 30 years ago.Read more
Assembly Approves Gusciora, Wisniewski & Benson Bill to Penalize Unlawful Use of Handicapped Parking Placards Legislation -- Would Establish Fine of Up to $500 for Abuse of Privileges
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, John Wisniewski and Daniel Benson to strengthen penalties for unauthorized parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities recently passed the full Assembly, 63-0-1.Read more
Bills Would Pave Way for New Jersey Farmers' Entry Into Hemp Market
(Trenton, NJ) - Two bills sponsored by Assemblyman Reed Gusciora to create a pathway to allow New Jersey residents to compete in the industrial hemp industry and grow the state's economy were advanced by an Assembly committee on Thursday.
Gusciora on Tiered Health Insurance Hearing: DOBI & Horizon Leave Underinsured & Urban Areas Out in the Cold
(TRENTON) – Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee Chair Reed Gusciora held a joint hearing of his committee along with the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee on Wednesday to examine the issue of tiered health insurance networks, which has raised concerns in recent months over certain parts of the state being shut out from access to premium health coverage.Read more
Assemblymen Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) and Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. (D- Burlington) will hold a joint hearing of their respective committees - Regulatory Oversight and Health and Senior Services - on Wednesday to examine the impact of tiered health insurance networks.
The hearing will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 11 on the fourth floor of the State House Annex in Trenton.
Audio of the hearing will be streamed here.