Say No to Social Media Surveillance of Immigrants — Leave a public comment by 10/18

The Department of Homeland Security wants to monitor immigrants on social media. We need your voice to say “NO.” Leave a public comment by 11:59pm on Wednesday, October 18th.   DHS announced last month its intention to monitor… Read More

Your Voice Needed to Stop Offshore Drilling in NJ!

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

Greenhouse Gas Bill VETOED…What Can We Do Now?

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

Save Net Neutrality — Make a Public Comment by July 17th!

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

Family Planning Vote Tomorrow — Contact Your Assemblymembers TODAY!

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

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

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

One Simple Thing You Can Do This Weekend to End Racial Disparity in NJ’s Criminal Justice System

[UPDATE, 7/24/17: This bill is still stuck in committee. Stay tuned for next steps.] —————————————————————————————————————————— Next Monday at 10 am, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on bill S3195, which would legalize marijuana for adults…. Read More