Tag Archive for Joseph Vas

Puerto Rico Discovery Day Honorees

Puerto Rico Discovery Day Honorees – On Nov. 16, the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development Puerto held its Puerto Rico Discovery Day celebration. This year’s award recipients were members of the Senior Aide Program: Carmen “Millie” Diaz, who received…

Local Leaders Offer An Approach To The Foreclosure Crisis

PERTH AMBOY – On Thursday, Nov. 6, Assemblyman Joseph Vas, Faith Fellowship and the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development (PRAHD) announced a partnership for foreclosure prevention and asset preservation counseling in the 19th Legislative District. The parties signed a…

Vas Calls For Corporate Tax Reforms

PERTH AMBOY – Citing newly released unemployment numbers, Assemblyman Joseph Vas said now is a vital time to amend and reform New Jersey’s antiquated and restrictive corporation business tax laws. Vas, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee chairman, noted…

Refueling New Jersey’s Economy

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas Over the past month, economic woes have become the central issue of concern, both locally globally, and of course nationally. With the interconnectivity of today’s global marketplace, this concern is more than justified.  What we do…

Transportation Safety Remains A Concern

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas With the new school session quickly approaching, and the increase of drivers on the road as a result, the one issue that stands out in my mind is Transportation Safety. While I know there is a…

Vas Pay-To-Play Reform May Be Repealed

PERTH AMBOY – City council members are considering taking steps to introduce three new pay-to-play ordinances to replace the pay-to-play and ethics reform package approved in the final days of Mayor Joseph Vas’ administration. According to Council President Peter Jimenez,…

Outgoing Mayor Proposes Ethics Reform Package

PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Joseph Vas and Councilman David Szilagyi unveiled a pay-to-play and ethics reform package at last week’s city council meeting. The package includes an ordinance to prohibit so-called “pay to play” campaign donations by developers and city contract seekers…