Please take a moment to read this article about a bill that is currently under consideration in the NJ Legislature to reform critical aspects of the Work First New Jersey program. (A3324/S1642).
“Our primary goal must be to offer low-income families the opportunities to become self-sufficient and financially secure by giving them the support they need to overcome socioeconomic inequalities. This piece of legislation does that,” Assemblywoman McKnight said. “This is not a handout. This is about us lifting each other up.”
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Last Thursday, March 31st, the House of Representatives passed a bill to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin at $35 per month for Americans with private insurance or Medicare Part D. This is a welcome change that will help many families, but insulin is only a fraction of the prescription drug price crisis happening in this country. Please consider filling out this form from New Jersey Citizen Action to write to your legislators. p2a.co/lCidD7S
To learn more about the vote, please read this article from the New York Times. "The bill attracted unanimous support from Democrats who voted, as well as from 12 Republicans, making it a rare piece of bipartisan policy legislation. We must continue to press our legislators on this issue. To become law, the bill will need to attract at least 10 Republican votes in the Senate to overcome a filibuster.”