Muniz raises $800 vs. Sires

You’ve got to at least admire the guy for trying. Republican congressional candidate John Muniz, who is challenging Rep. Albio Sires (D-West New York) in New Jersey’s 8th district, has raised $800 as of September 30, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. His numbers don’t add up perfectly, but it’s not like anyone will worry about it. Muniz is reporting cash-on-hand of $220, and a

Probably a good idea to read State and Legislative harassment policies

A much-heralded tougher sexual harassment policy unveiled by the New Jersey Legislature last month is very similar to the New Jersey State Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace that was adopted in 1999 and updated in 2005 and 2007.  Much of the language is identical. The state policy applied only to employees of state departments, commissions, colleges and universities, agencies and authorities. The Legislature adopted their policy to apply to

Steinhardt applauds legislative probe

Republican State Chairman Doug Steinhardt praised Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin for creating a bi-partisan legislative committee to investigate the hiring of Al Alvarez. "Katie Brennan deserves to know why the Murphy Administration hired a known predator and kept him on staff until they were caught by the media," said Steinhardt, who was one of the first to call for legislative hearings last week. "I applaud