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Video: Schaer Rebukes Trump White House for Failing to Mention Jews or Anti-Semitism in Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement

Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer (D-Passaic/Bergen) on his legislation rebuking President Trump's White House for issuing an International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that failed to mention Jews or anti-Semitism. His bill (AR-213) was approved 46-1-12 Wednesday by the Assembly.

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Schaer Bill to Ensure Identification and Remediation of Waste Tire Piles Passes Assembly

(TRENTON) - Legislation Assemblyman Gary Schaer sponsored to continue the identification and remediation of waste tire sites in New Jersey passed the full Assembly, 70-0, on Wednesday.

Schaer said the bill follows the recommendation of the most recent Department of Environmental Protection Auditor Report.

The bill (A-4395) requires any person responsible for the accumulation of waste tires at a site to remove and properly dispose of the waste tires and bring the site into compliance with the "Solid Waste Management Act."

"Waste tire piles pose a risk to public safety and the environment," said Schaer (D-Bergen, Passaic). "These unwanted tires become magnets for stagnation and can emit particles and hazardous substances into the air, soil, and water that will pose human health risks and environmental contamination."

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N.J. Assembly Approves Schaer & Prieto Bill Condemning Trump for Failing to Mention the Jewish People or anti-Semitism in Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement

- Legislation Assemblyman Gary Schaer and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto sponsored condemning the White House for issuing an International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that failed to mention Jews or the anti-Semitism that led to the Nazi genocide was approved 46-2-11 Wednesday by the Assembly.

"It's unconscionable that the leader of the United States of America - a nation that was founded on the principles of religious freedom, justice, tolerance and human rights - would purposely fail to remember and condemn one of the worst atrocities in recorded history perpetuated against a people who observed a particular religious belief," said Schaer (D-Passaic/Bergen). "The Holocaust was about exterminating Jewish people. It's scary that President Trump failed to acknowledge that basic fact, but New Jersey won't stay silent. We condemn anti-Semitism in all its forms..."

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N.J. Assembly Condemns Trump Actions & Urges NJ Attorney General to Join Court Actions Opposing Trump Immigration Ban

Prieto, Sumter, Schaer, Muoio & Gusciora Resolution Approved

The Assembly voted 45-17-3 Wednesday to approve legislation Assembly Democrats Speaker Vincent Prieto, Shavonda Sumter, Gary Schaer, Elizabeth Muoio and Reed Gusciora sponsored condemning President Trump's actions targeting immigrants, while also urging the New Jersey attorney general to join others in opposing Trump's immigration ban.

"President Trump's effort to reverse our nation's great long-standing tradition of embracing the world's most vulnerable people is un-American and disturbing," said Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen), who immigrated to the United States from Cuba as a child...

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Schaer Bill Condemns Trump for Failing to Mention Jews or anti-Semitism in Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement

Assemblyman Gary Schaer Assemblyman Gary Schaer has introduced legislation condemning the White House for issuing an International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that failed to mention Jews or the anti-Semitism that led to the Nazi genocide.

"It's unconscionable that the leader of the United States of America - a nation that was founded on the principles of religious freedom, justice, tolerance and human rights - would purposely fail to remember and condemn one of the worst atrocities in recorded history perpetuated against a people who observed a particular religious belief," said Schaer (D-Passaic/Bergen)...

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