Archive for Tag: ELEC

McGuckin’s elections transparency bill upends controversial changes as recommended by commission

TRENTON, N.J. – Following recommendations by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, Assemblyman Greg McGuckin introduced a bill seeking to undo several provisions in a controversial law that many argued weakened the independent elections watchdog and permitted political corruption. The Elections Transparency Act, overhauling New Jersey’s campaign finance...

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Change in open public records access comes at too high a cost, Munoz says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz stands with government transparency advocates in opposing the majority party’s latest power grab, the dismantling of New Jersey’s open public records act. The fast-tracked legislation (S2930/A4045), introduced in March by Democrats but pulled from consideration for retooling after near-unanimous public outcry, was amended...

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