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Robert Gordon's Voting Records on Issue: Government Operations

Office: State Senate (NJ) - District 38, Democratic Majority Conference Leader

New Jersey Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 1, 2014 S 536 Amends Early Voting Procedures Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 15)
June 12, 2014 SCR 116 Specifies that the Job Banding Rule is Not Consistent with Legislative Intent Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 15)
May 12, 2014 SCR 116 Specifies that the Job Banding Rule is Not Consistent with Legislative Intent Senate Sponsor
March 27, 2014 S 1869 Extends Salary Limits for Public Safety Employees Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 7)
May 13, 2013 S 968 Establishes Procedures for Privatization Contracts Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 12)
Oct. 4, 2012 S 1761 Requires more Transparancy and Accountability from Port Authority Veto Override Failed - Senate
(22 - 15)
June 20, 2011 S 2937 Pension and Health Care Benefits for Public Employees Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 15)

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