NJ Republicans To Boycott Session Due To Vax Mandate

The New Jersey Globe reports:

Assembly Republicans are planning to challenge a new rule that would ban lawmakers from entering the statehouse if they can’t provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test at their next session on December 2.

In a virtual meeting on Wednesday, GOP legislators agreed that if some of their colleagues are blocked from entering the statehouse, none of them would participate in next week’s voting session, the New Jersey Globe has confirmed.

Discussions regarding the new policy began two days after the November election when Assembly Republicans met to elect their new leadership team. Incoming Assembly Minority Leader John DiMaio (R-Hackettstown) was charged with voicing his party’s objections to Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin.

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