Monday, March 25, 2013
Minimum fine would be set at $200-$400 for the first offense.
Monday, March 25
Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Deputy Republican Whip Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz, R-Union, Morris and Somerset, that increases fines for drivers speaking on a hand-held phone or texting while operating a vehicle was approved by the Assembly on Thursday. Under current law, the fine for this motor vehicle violation is $100. Muñoz’ bill, S-69/A-1080, increases fines to $200-$400 for a first offense; $400-$600 for second violation; and $600-$800 for a third or subsequent offense. Three motor vehicle points will also be applied at the time of a third or subsequent offense. “Driving is a privilege that comes with the responsibility of devoting one’s full attention to the road,” said Muñoz. “Those who fail to take this responsibility …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Assembly whip's bill would strip legislators of salary and benefits.
Tuesday, January 29
Assembly Republican Deputy Whip Nancy F. Muñoz introduced legislation that would suspend any indicted member of the Legislature from their office, including their salary and other benefits, until they are either convicted or exonerated of the charges. If a member of the Legislature is ultimately convicted, resulting in a forfeiture of office, any loss of salary and benefits would date back to the time of suspension. If a member is exonerated or if the indictment is dismissed, the member would be entitled to back-pay and reinstatement of all other benefits from the date of the suspension. “It is difficult for a legislator to fulfill their primary responsibility of representing the interests of their constituents while under indictment,” …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Joins Jon Bramnick among GOP leadership in Assembly.
Tuesday, January 15
Warren's two representatives in the New Jersey Assembly are now among the Republican Party's leadership in Trenton, as Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz was appointed Assembly Republican Deputy Whip by the 21st District's other Assembly representative, Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, Tuesday. Muñoz represents the 21st Legislative District which includes parts of Union, Morris and Somerset counties. Muñoz has served in the Assembly since 2009, after she stepped in to complete the unexpired term of her husband, Eric, who passed away on March 30, 2009. Muñoz said she is grateful for the opportunity to be Deputy Assembly Republican Whip, after she was named to the leadership position by Assemblyman Bramnick. She was formerly co-chair of the …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Part of $330,000 grants awarded in 21st Legislative District.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr., Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, and Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz, all R-Union, Morris and Somerset, announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection has approved Clean Communities Grants for District 21 that total over $330,000. The grants include $31,435 for Warren and $11,403 for Watchung Borough. "For 20 years, the Clean Communities Grant Program has yielded tangible, visible results in our communities by enabling municipalities to perform a variety of anti-litter projects, from storm drain clean-up to removing graffiti along roadways," Sen. Kean said. "We are pleased that so many communities in District 21 will benefit from this year's grant awards." "Having our towns clean and …