Archive for Tag: Nancy Muñoz

Gov. Murphy signs GOP bill protecting child sex abuse victims

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will increase penalties for failing to report child sexual abuse was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. The legislation (S641/A850), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz and Assemblyman Edward Thomson, requires those who believe a child has been sexually abused to...

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Assembly committees clear bills to protect sexual assault and domestic violence survivors

TRENTON, N.J. – Three Assembly panels cleared bills that will better protect victims of sexual assault and domestic violence today. Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz sponsors two of the bills, A1711 and A1651, respectively creating a sexual assault victim’s “Bill of Rights” and expanding the address confidentiality program. Assemblyman Erik...

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Bill of Rights for survivors of sexual assault advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Nearly 20 percent of the state’s population, more than 1.8 million people, are survivors of sexual violence. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz’s “Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights,” which cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee today, seeks to ensure that sexual assault survivors can understand and access their full...

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Munoz end-of-life care bill advances

TRENTON, N.J. – People nearing the end of their lives will have more control of their care under legislation approved today by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee. Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz sponsors the bill (S1109/A2144) allowing physician assistants to sign Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment forms. “End of...

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Republican lawmakers push for investigation of nepotistic hiring practices at Schools Development Authority

TRENTON, N.J. – A legislative panel charged with investigating the hiring practices of the Murphy administration is receiving pressure from Assemblywomen Nancy F. Munoz, Holly Schepisi and BettyLou DeCroce to investigate allegations on nepotism at the Schools Development Authority. In a letter to the chairwomen of the Select Oversight...

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Murphy’s new lackluster rules would have done little to help Katie Brennan

Source: NJ.com Op-Ed by Asw. Nancy Munoz If there were still questions about a need for the legislative investigation into the handling of allegations against a former administration official to continue, Gov. Phil Murphy answered them late Tuesday. Our work is far from finished. In a press release issued...

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GOP bill protecting child sex abuse victims on Gov’s desk for approval

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today approved legislation increasing the penalties for failing to report child sexual abuse. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz and Assemblyman Edward Thomson, the bill (S641/A850) requires those who believe a child has been sexually abused to immediately report it to police. The bill...

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Transportation committee approves GOP resolution seeking help from Congress as Amtrak drags feet on Penn Station improvements

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly transportation committee approved a resolution urging Congress to examine Amtrak operations at New York Penn Station. The resolution (AR57) is sponsored by Assemblyman Rob Clifton and Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz and BettyLou DeCroce. “It is bad enough that commuters are forced to contend with NJ...

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