We Need Real Rx Price Reforms
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… Read More
Crisis Response Teams
Assembly Bill 5687/Senate bill 3883 establishes Crisis Response Support Program to make mental health services available to police departments responding to certain emergencies; appropriates $2,000,000. Given the current absence of affordable, public mental health services, people with mental… Read More
Civilian Complaint Review Boards
The bill is a starting point for engaging citizens more effectively, and with greater understanding, in the task of creating safe communities in all of NJ. It has been carefully crafted to respect the boundaries between the responsibilities… Read More
Police Disciplinary Records
The NJ Legislature has a bill before it to make police disciplinary records public. This bill is crucial if we are to hold police officers fully accountable for their mistreatment of members of the public. Here are the… Read More
A2418/S1066 Prescription Drug Affordability Board bill
High prescription drug prices are hurting our families. New Jersey lawmakers have a chance to do something about it before the current legislative session ends by passing A2418/S1066 which establishes a prescription drug affordability board. We need relief… Read More
Candlelight Vigil January 6
January 6 was a violent and deadly attack against all Americans – against our country, our democracy, and our freedom as voters to choose the leaders that represent us so that we have a government of, by, and… Read More
Take Action to Lower Prescription Drug Prices in NJ!
Nearly 4 in 10 American adults report NOT taking their Rx medications at some point in the past year because of the cost. NJ lawmakers have a chance to do something about it, but they need to hear… Read More
Support use of Ranked Choice Voting in NJ elections
Please join us in supporting the “NJ Municipal Instant Runoff” bills (A 4744 and S 2992) and by asking for committee hearings to improve the bills. Contact your legislators by going to https://p2a.co/Hgw6nE7 and filling out the online… Read More
Take action for affordable prescription drugs!
The Prescription Drug Affordability Board bill passed out of the NJ Senate Health Committee this week. Great news but there’s still work to do. Contact your legislators linked here.
Support the Build Back Better Act
Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, sending it to the President’s desk, while the Build Back Better Act – the hallmark of Joe Biden’s agenda and a crucial lifeline for working… Read More