Sauickie proposal would save more farmland slated for warehouse development

TRENTON, N.J. – Farmers enticed to sell their land to warehouse or high-density developers would receive counter offers from the state under a new preservation program proposed by Assemblyman Alex Sauickie. “While warehouses are good for consumers, they significantly impact a community’s character. Not every municipality may have the infrastructure to handle the increased truck traffic […]

Fight to save NJ’s Revolutionary War sites could gain strength from new grant program

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie has introduced a measure that would create a grant program to save Revolutionary War sites under threat of development. “New Jersey, which is known as the “Crossroads of the American Revolution,” played too pivotal a role in our nation’s fight for independence to put profits over preservation,” Sauickie (R-Ocean) said. […]

Clifton and Sauickie want rhetoric on school’s transgender policy corrected

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Rob Clifton and Alex Sauickie want to correct the record on recent reports that boards of education in their district are harming transgender students. On June 22, Attorney General Matt Platkin filed civil rights complaints less than 48 hours after the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education adopted an updated policy […]

Ag leaders say Sauickie’s farmland appraisal bill ‘single most important positive piece of legislation’

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie’s bill promising fairer farmland assessments conducted for preservation was unanimously approved by a Senate panel this week where it earned the praise of agricultural leaders. “This legislation is easily a home run and helps level the playing field for farmers,” Sauickie (R-Ocean) said in testimony during the Senate committee hearing […]

Bill increasing penalties for attacking law enforcement officers clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assaults on New Jersey law enforcement officers have spiked in recent years. To deter would-be assailants, many of whom are already behind bars, Assemblyman Alex Sauickie says penalties must increase. On Monday, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee cleared his bill (A4697) that would stiffen penalties for those assaults. Under the proposed […]

Sauickie condemns hate speech at CUNY commencement

JACKSON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie is condemning a City University of New York (CUNY) law school graduate’s hate-filled remarks during a May commencement ceremony and supports calls to withdraw public funds from the institution. “There’s a big difference between an individual expressing bigoted views that should be condemned, and endorsement of those views by a […]

Sauickie Announces Motor Vehicle Services in Jackson

JACKSON, NJ – Responding to a community request, Assemblyman Alex Sauickie has arranged for the state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to send a mobile unit to Jackson so that local residents can have convenient access to services they may need. Sauickie (R-Ocean) said it was “truly a team effort” to make the arrangement. “This was […]

Sauickie bill addressing NJ’s large animal vet shortage advances

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Thursday advanced a bill to address New Jersey’s shortage of veterinarians who treat livestock and other large animals. The bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Alex Sauickie, says it is an investment in the Garden State’s farming future and ensures rural New Jersey can protect the health of […]