Make Pay Equity a Reality

Make Pay Equity a Reality

Statement of Dena Mottola Jaborska

Associate Director of New Jersey Citizen Action: 

Make Pay Equity a Reality

 

Two days before Presidential candidate Trump will come to New Jersey to help Chris Christie raise money and retire his campaign debt, Dena Mottola Jaborska of New Jersey Citizen Action joined with Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, advocates for women, and other female New Jersey Senators to rally for a way to make equal pay a reality in New Jersey.

“Pay equity was a dream …

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Media Release: Feds Announce 2 Day Extension For Consumers Seeking Health Coverage Effective January 1

Media Release:  Feds Announce 2 Day Extension For Consumers Seeking Health Coverage Effective January 1

Highland Park, NJ – NJ for Health Care coalition partners working to educate New Jersey consumers on health options available to them under the Affordable Care Act were pleased with the announcement that consumers will have two additional days to enroll in order to be covered on the first day of the New Year.

HHS announced the deadline to sign up for January 1 coverage has been extended to 11:59pm PST December 17 due to unprecedented traffic on, Healthcare.gov.  This extension is specific to states that …

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Media Release: NJ for Health Care Coalition Applauds Assembly Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee for Advancing Strong Bill to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Media Release: NJ for Health Care Coalition Applauds Assembly Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee for Advancing Strong Bill to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Trenton, NJ – Members of the NJ for Health Care Coalition, a diverse collection of organizations which represent health care consumers, applauded the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee for advancing a strong bill to protect consumers from Surprise Medical Bills.  The bill passed by a majority vote.

Current state law protects consumers in fully insured plans from being held responsible for an out-of-network charge in an emergency situation.  Bill A444, “Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act,” expands that protection to …

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Media Release: Statement on NJ State Investment Council’s Failure to Conclude Divesting State Pension Funds From Illegal Payday Lender

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:         Phyllis Salowe-Kaye | Phyllis@njcitizenaction.org | (973) 220-3823

Veronica Lavarro | Veronica@njcitizenaction.org | (201) 988-5260

STATEMENT ON NJ STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL’S FAILURE TO CONCLUDE DIVESTING STATE PENSION FUNDS FROM ILLEGAL PAYDAY LENDER

 By Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director, New Jersey Citizen Action

(Trenton, NJ)– Today, New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) expressed great disappointment over the New Jersey State Investment Council’s (NJSIC) failure to formally divest New Jersey pension funds from JLL Partners, which used $50 million of pension funds to purchase the second largest predatory payday lender …

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NJ Consumer Advocate Ramp Up Demand for Divestment from Payday Lender

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2015

Media Contacts: Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Phyllis@njcitizenaction.org, 973-220-3823

Beverly Brown Ruggia, Beverly@njcitizenaction.org, 201-344-2954

NJ Consumer Advocates Ramp Up Demand for Divestment from Payday Lender

Advocates Attend New Jersey State Investment Council Meeting to Reiterate Demands

(Trenton)– Today, New Jersey Citizen Action, (NJCA), the NAACP NJ Conference, New Jersey Communities United, and other state advocacy organizations …

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