Archive for Tag: Nancy Muñoz

Assembly Republicans object to budget message extension

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans rejected Gov. Phil Murphy’s request to push the gubernatorial budget message to Tuesday, March 8 from Tuesday, Feb. 22, saying the move is politically motivated and unnecessarily delays an important process. The bill (A2063) extending the delivery of the statutorily-mandated message was passed in a...

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New laws expand domestic violence training for law enforcement, judges and prosecutors

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz’ bills improving the justice system’s approach to domestic violence training were signed into law on Tuesday. The bills, which stem from a 2015 Supreme Court ad hoc committee on domestic violence report, establishes mandatory domestic violence training for new municipal prosecutors (A1763/S386), and...

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Munoz bill expanding domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday passed a bill expanding training for judges, law enforcement officers and assistant county prosecutors on the handling of domestic violence cases. The bill is based on recommendations from a report issued by the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence...

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Munoz bill creates renewable natural gas program to support cost-effective clean energy goals

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee cleared a bill Monday that encourages public utilities to procure renewable natural gas in an effort to meet clean energy goals more economically. The bill (A5655), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, aims to include natural gas in the state’s renewable...

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Bipartisan bill package requiring domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Recommendations stemming from a 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence, and sponsored by committee member Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, were cleared by the Assembly Judiciary Committee Monday. The bills reform how New Jersey’s justice system approaches domestic violence training. The first piece of legislation...

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Munoz to become Assembly deputy minority leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz will join the Assembly Republican leadership team as the sole deputy minority leader and plans to launch a Republican women’s caucus at the start of the next legislative session. Munoz will work with incoming Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio to coordinate Assembly floor...

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Bramnick, Munoz, Matsikoudis tour Stirling train station in Long Hill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader and Senator-elect Jon Bramnick, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and Assemblywoman-elect Michele Matsikoudis will tour the Stirling train station in Long Hill at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. As the town begins revitalizing the business district, officials hope that the NJ Transit-owned station will...

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Munoz named N.J.’s legislative champion of business and economic growth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Nancy Munoz will be honored with the champion of business and economic growth legislative award at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s annual luncheon at the Hilton Meadowlands on Friday. The organization recognizes lawmakers who promote the interests of...

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GOP Assembly members react to Hicks resignation

TRENTON, N.J. – Scandal-plagued N.J. Corrections Commissioner Marcus Hicks finally resigned Tuesday after months of bipartisan demands for his firing were ignored by Gov. Phil Murphy. His resignation comes after a damning 75-page investigation released Monday that detailed a broken system of abuses at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility...

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