Archive for Tag: Nancy Muñoz

Republicans on budget: Taxpayers face cuts while paying for public employee raises

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans on the Assembly budget committee voted against a $7.75 billion three-month budget that was made public only two hours before the vote.  They were dismayed that seniors and homeowners face cuts in tax relief and services while public unions still get raises. “There is a...

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Republicans disappointed in lack of information provided by Treasury during Assembly budget hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – During today’s Assembly budget committee hearing with state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Republicans asked multiple questions that did not receive direct answers. They say it is an indication that administration’s lack of transparency comes from a lack of information. “The administration was not confident in their...

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How to sew a coronavirus face mask with Assemblywoman Munoz

SUMMIT, N.J. – Sitting at her home sewing machine, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz shares how to make face masks during the coronavirus outbreak in a new video released today. A retired licensed registered nurse, Munoz has been volunteering to help health care workers on the frontlines through her county’s emergency...

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Coronavirus shutdown opens opportunity for lawmaker to share other skills

SUMMIT, N.J. –Political gatherings have been cancelled, public events rescheduled and legislative meetings are moving online in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Although the virus is clearing legislators’ social and political calendars, it is not stopping them from finding other ways to serve the people. One Assemblywoman, Nancy Munoz,...

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Munoz offers solutions to nurse staffing shortages in video

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the Assembly’s most knowledgeable members on health care, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, proposed two bills to combat the nurse staffing shortages that are being exacerbated by an aging population and now the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, New Jersey...

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Bills improving end-of-life and palliative care signed into law

TRENTON, NJ – Patients with serious illnesses or facing end-of-life issues will find improved medical care thanks to bills (A4683 and A4685) sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and signed into law this week. A4683 requires health providers and administrative staff at assisted living facilities, personal care homes, dementia care...

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Now law: Public awareness campaign promoting advance care planning and end-of-life care

TRENTON, NJ – The governor signed a bill (A4682/S3118) this week, sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, that establishes an awareness campaign in the state Health Department to encourage community-wide conversations about advanced care planning and end-of-life care. “End-of-life discussions are difficult, but necessary. When people are prepared to have...

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