The Trump Administration is poised to open New Jersey’s waters (and all of the Atlantic Coast) to offshore drilling. The federal Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) is currently taking public comments about this idea. Leave a comment here… Read More
Last week, Gov. Christie vetoed an important bill — A4701, which would re-enter New Jersey into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). What can we do now? Contact one (or more!) of the bill’s primary sponsors and urge them to… Read More
The FCC wants to get rid of net neutrality rules that keep internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or giving preferential treatment to particular websites. Americans have UNTIL JULY 17TH to make a public comment to the FCC… Read More
End Surprise Medical Bills Now — Tell Your State Senator to VOTE YES on the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Act!
New Jersey’s State Senate votes tomorrow (6/29) on S1285, the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Act. This bill will protect patients from surprise medical bills when they unexpectedly receive care from out-of-network providers. Tell your State Senator to VOTE YES… Read More
UPDATE: The attempt to override the governor’s veto failed. Stay tuned for next steps…. ——————————————————————————————————————————- The NJ Assembly votes tomorrow (6/29) after 12pm to restore family planning funds in the state budget. Make sure your 2 Assembly… Read More
UPDATE, 7/24/17: Our fight isn’t over yet! This Tuesday, the Senate is likely to vote on whether to start debating the ACA repeal. This would eventually lead to a floor vote. IT’S ESSENTIAL THAT WE MAKE CALLS NOW… Read More
State Senate Votes Tomorrow at 2 pm — Tell Your Senator to Vote YES for Pay Equity and Transgender Rights!
[UPDATE, 7/23/17: The transgender health care discrimination bill (A4568/S3017) passed in both houses and has now been signed into law! Unfortunately, though the salary history bill passed in both houses, it has now been vetoed by Gov. Christie. What… Read More
UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who made phone calls! Sen. Booker joined the late-night session of speeches against repealing the ACA, and also participated a week later in a rally on the Capitol steps during another midnight session… Read More
We Can Protect Transgender Students at the State Level — Tell Your State Senator to Vote Yes on S3067
[UPDATE, 7/22/2017: Bill 3067 has now passed in both houses and has been signed into law! Thank you to everyone who made calls and sent emails!] ——————————————————————————————————————————————- The State Senate will vote Monday afternoon, 6/19/17, on a bill that… Read More
How Can We Stop Sexual Assault on Trenton Schoolbuses? By Getting A4332 Through the Appropriations Committee!
[UPDATE, 7/24/17: This bill is still stuck in committee. Stay tuned for next steps.] ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Bill A4332/S2757 will ensure that our children are protected by 1 schoolbus aide for every 15 students. Help get this bill out of… Read More