Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category, higher even than credit cards and auto loans. Nearly two-thirds of NJ students have loans of over $30,000. If that’s you, or someone you know, check out our monthly Student Loan Borrower Digest (click here), that covers federal, state, and local levels. You can also share your story with NJ Citizen Action (click here)and help us advocate for you and other borrowers!.Learn more about NJ Citizen Action’s Student Loan Debt campaign (click here).

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NJCAEF’s NJ State Development Bank Policy Brief

NJCAEF’s NJ State Development Bank Policy Brief

New Jersey State Development Bank Policy Brief
By New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund
October 4, 2018

Why We Need a New Jersey State Development Bank (NJSDB): The primary mission of the NJSDB would be to expand access to capital at competitive rates for credit worthy projects that fall within socially beneficial categories and are currently not funded, nor adequately financed. The NJSDB would manage risks wisely by adhering to best practices and lending standards. Initially, the NJSDB would be organized to address the most pressing unmet financial …

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Asbury Park Press Op-ed on NJ’s new equal pay law by Dena Mottola Jaborska

Asbury Park Press Op-ed on NJ’s new equal pay law by Dena Mottola Jaborska

Click here to read an Op-ed by NJCA Associate Director, Dena Mottola Jaborska, in the Asbury Park Press on April 20, 2018 regarding New Jersey’s new Equal Pay law.

https://www.app.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/04/20/new-jersey-equal-pay-women-law-murphy/536438002/

 

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Healthcare Vigil video

Healthcare Vigil video

Below is a video of Resisters at one of Healthcare Vigils earlier this year. This video was narrated, filmed, and produced by Paul D’Amico.

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Obamacare is still the law of the land, despite repeal efforts

Rep Lance’s chief of staff defends town hall ticketing distribution

MacArthur to hold in-person town hall in Ocean County

Obamacare supporters urge Christie: ‘Be brave – stand up to Trump’

Obamacare supporters urge Christie: ‘Be brave – stand up to Trump’

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Gov. Chris Christie must speak out against the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which would jeopardize the health coverage of 566,000 New Jerseyans on Medicaid, protesters at a Statehouse rally said Monday.

While the Republican governor and confidante of President Trump sat inside his office, nearly 200 protesters — many from public and private labor unions — appealed to Christie’s desire to leave a legacy of helping to dramatically reduce the number of uninsured people.

“To our governor — be brave. …

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Protests to Continue in Front of Lance’s Office

Protests to Continue in Front of Lance’s Office

Op Ed by Phyllis Salowe-Kaye: Don’t let consumer watchdog be defanged

Op Ed by Phyllis Salowe-Kaye: Don’t let consumer watchdog be defanged