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
“This is the free speech fight of our generation” — Here’s how you can help save net neutrality
We have two weeks to save the internet. Contact the FCC Commissioners and your representatives today. Then mark your calendars for nationwide protests on December 7th. Keep reading for more info! On December 14th, the FCC will vote… Read More
They’re BAAAAACK……. So YOU better get back on the phone!
Congress is trying once again to give billions of dollars to the rich by taking it from the rest of us! A vote is likely this week. All of NJ’s House Representatives have come out in opposition to… Read More
Do You Care about Medicare? The Battle Has Begun — Start your calls today!
The Senate votes tomorrow on its version of the 2018 budget. It’s time to call your senators — Tell them to protect Medicare and other safety net programs that would be cut under this budget! (Not in NJ?… Read More
What You Can Do to Help Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands
UPDATE, 9/30/17: Thank you everyone who has made calls and donated. The Jones Act was been waived for a temporary period of 10 days. But Puerto Rico needs more time. Keep calling to demand that the Jones Act… 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