NJ Legislature Needs to Fill the Gaps in Worker Support during COVID-19 Pandemic

Please take action NOW to email your legislators and legislative leadership to expand and strengthen worker support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find your legislator here: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/legsearch.asp We thank the NJ Legislature for the swift action already… Read More

Second wave – call for VBM in NJ

From Represent Us: Today, we launch our second wave.  First, we focused on Gov. Murphy.  Getting him to act is still our main goal but now we shift attention to the 80 members of the General Assembly.  We… Read More

Write to Governor Murphy to support NJ legislative bills calling for Vote By Mail

Thanks to David Goodman of RepresentUS NJ and Assemblyperson Andrew Zwicker, District 16: Ask  the Governor to call a special “democracy first” session of the Legislature to pass and bring to his desk 3 bills: A-3591 – statewide standards… Read More

2020- NJ State Budget Hearings

Join us to have your voice heard at this year’s state budget hearings!! 1st hearing TUES MARCH 10th!!   Please join the For The Many coalition at this month’s public hearings to call for a state budget that invests in… Read More

Energy Master Plan- call Gov Murphy

During the Governor Murphy’s State of the State Address on January 13th, he spoke about the state’s soon to be released final Energy Master Plan (EMP). “In two weeks, I will unveil New Jersey’s new Energy Master Plan,… Read More

Ensure Online Voter Registration passes Assembly!

Take action to urge your Assembly members to vote YES on A422, Online Voter Registration. Our state’s outdated voter registration processes are creating unnecessary obstacles to full participation. OVR is accurate, secure, and cost-effective. Online voter registration improves the… Read More

End Prison Gerrymandering

“Prison gerrymandering” is the practice of counting incarcerated individuals as members of the communities where their correctional facilities are located when it’s time to redraw legislative district lines. This practice inflates the political power of districts where prisons… Read More

ACA Protection Bills

The latest court ruling on the Affordable Care Act puts the country on a dangerous pathway to once again possibly repeal the ACA. It is imperative that NJ lawmakers protect the healthcare of NJ residents and vote yes… Read More

Driver’s Licenses for ALL

A few weeks ago, hundreds of community members, advocates, faith leaders and allies rallied outside the Statehouse in Trenton to call on our elected officials to expand access to driver’s licenses for all New Jerseyans regardless of income,… Read More

Come to the State House on Thursday Dec 12 to call for Voting Rights Restoration

Institute News! Dear Institute friend, One step closer! That’s what we’re about to become on our way to a more inclusive democracy in New Jersey. The NJ State Assembly has already passed a bill to restore voting rights… Read More