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Join STAND CNJ for a grassroots effort of writing and mailing election reminders to boost voter turnout for the upcoming Nov 2nd election! Personalized, handwritten postcards can increase voter turnout.
POSTCARD PARTY Date : October 8th Time : 5 - 8 PM
Venue: Otto Kaufman Community Center 356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558
Voter participation is the key to making the difference in electing local and State representatives who stand with us on the issues of healthcare, protecting the environment, gun control, immigration, and racial equality!
This event will be held outdoors. Masks and social distancing are required.
Urgent Action: Tell Congress to Lower Rx Drug Prices Now! This is a historic moment. The U.S. is on the precipice of lowering our skyrocketing prescription drug prices. But we need YOU to contact Congress TODAY to show your support and encourage our NJ Representatives to stay strong and stand up to pharmaceutical interests.
Americans are suffering while the pharmaceutical companies relish in their runaway profit margins. Currently, 1 in 5 adult US residents hold off on filling a prescription, cut pills in half, or skip a dose due to affordability. Meanwhile the average annual cost of prescription drugs for patients in NJ rose by nearly 58 percent between 2012 and 2017. A recent report by House Democrats shows that high drug prices financed stock buybacks, not research and development. Pharmaceutical companies though are fighting hard to stop this effort to rein in their never-ending price gouging! They are inundating the airwaves and newspapers with false and misleading scaremongering ads and mailers to intimidate our Members of Congress to vote against their own constituents!
We need you to counteract Pharma's deep pockets! Contact Congress today and tell them to support a key policy provision that is in jeopardy. Ask your Reps to support allowing Medicare to negotiate Rx drug prices in the budget reconciliation package. We can't afford not to include this critical provision in the package. We need affordable Rx drugs prices for everyone. This is an efficient and effective policy that would save taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars, and ensure Americans are no longer paying more for our Rx drugs than any other nation in the world.
In NJ, 90% of residents support allowing Medicare drug price negotiations. NJ Congressional Representatives and Senators must vote with the will of the people!
We applaud and stand with New Jersey’s own Congressman Frank Pallone and Bill Pascrell who have been stalwarts in the fight for this policy and the health of millions of New Jerseyans. With their support, the prescription drug provisions passed the House Ways and Means Committee despite these lifesaving provisions being voted down in the House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday due to the votes by three Democrats who are well funded by pharmaceutical interests. Fortunately, the prescription drug provisions did pass in the Ways and Means Committee and ensures it will be incorporated into the reconciliation package that moves to the floor!
Now we must ensure our entire NJ delegation supports this critical policy provision to #LowerDrugPricesNow!
Contact your Congressional Rep and Senators TODAY to let them know we need them to advocate for NJ patients, not Big Pharma.
STAND followers: Would you be willing to write Postcards for Bucks County Dems in early October? Minimal writing.
Pre-printed postcards reminding Bucks county voters to return their mail-in ballots. The timing, as always, is a bit dependent on when the board of elections mails the ballots, but it will probably be sometime around 10/1 to 10/15. Some of the postcards will be pre-addressed and will only need stamps; a smaller number will need to be addressed and stamped. On those postcards, we may also ask the volunteers to write the name of the closest drop box location (which we will provide)