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

Check out video of our 2/1 health care vigil outside Rep. Lance’s office in Westfield #ProtectOurCare

Protests Arise in NJ Against Trump Executive Order #NoBanNoWall

Protests Arise in NJ Against Trump Executive Order #NoBanNoWall

NJCA brought 700 people to the March in DC. Thank you to all who marched! #LoveTrumpsHate #Resist

NJCA brought 700 people to the March in DC. Thank you to all who marched! #LoveTrumpsHate #Resist

On Saturday 4 million women and their allies marched all across this country for equal rights in the largest protest in American history. Then, on Monday, Republicans in the NJ State Assembly voted against equal pay for women. 3 Republicans who had previously supported the bill actually changed their vote and voted no, aligning themselves with Chris Christie instead of their female constituents.[1]

And one particular Senator, Michael Doherty (one of Donald Trump’s biggest supporters in NJ), before voting against the NJ Pay Equity Act said that …

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Pay Equity Protests

Pay Equity Protests

On Saturday, January 21st, 4 million women and their allies marched all across this country for equal rights in the largest protest in American history. Then, on Monday, Republicans in the NJ State Assembly voted against equal pay for women. 3 Republicans who had previously supported the bill actually changed their vote and voted no, aligning themselves with Chris Christie instead of their female constituents.[1]

And one particular Senator, Michael Doherty (one of Donald Trump’s biggest supporters in NJ), before voting against the NJ Pay Equity Act …

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Labor, Business, and Consumer Groups Call On NJ Legislative Leaders to Pass the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill

Labor, Business, and Consumer Groups Call On NJ Legislative Leaders to Pass the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill

A letter signed by 34 groups, including major health care consumer groups, unions and employers who provide coverage for their members and employees, was sent today to Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Stephen Sweeney. The groups call on both leaders to support the Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Cost Containment, Transparency and Accountability Act (A1952/S1285) that has been stalled in the legislature.

Maura Collinsgru, Health Care Program Director for New Jersey Citizen Action said, “We are frustrated by the rhetoric of those who say we must …

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National Doorstep Convention

National Doorstep Convention

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WE NEED YOUR HELP! Join New Jersey Citizen Action and our progressive volunteers as we go door-to-door this Friday and Saturday for the National Doorstep Convention. People of all races, genders and faiths will be canvassing to fight for our communities and REJECT THE RACISM AND BIGOTRY OF DONALD TRUMP. 

The ‘best way to make progress is for neighbors to have conversations with neighbors’. Thousands of progressive volunteers across the country will be taking part in this national movement. …

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Consumer Coalition Issues New Report on the Huge Cost of Surprise Out-of-Network Bills

National Consumer and Business Groups Join NJ Advocates To Call on Legislators to Protect Consumers, Reign in Costs of Surprise Medical Bills

Highland Park, NJ – New Jersey Policy Perspective and the NJ for Health Care Coalition, a diverse collection of organizations which represent health care consumers, released a report today that illustrates the huge fiscal impact that surprise out-of-network bills are having on consumers and health care costs in New Jersey.

The report estimates 168,000 New Jerseyans receive out-of-network medical bills each year, with the total …

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One Last Chance to Stop a Budget Busting Deal

One Last Chance to Stop a Budget Busting Deal

In the early hours of Tuesday morning the New Jersey Assembly passed Chris Christie’s incredibly irresponsible gas tax deal that would blow a nearly $2 billion hole in the budget.

The alternative, which the Senate is considering, would blow a nearly $1 billion dollar hole in the budget, and giving a huge windfall to the inheritors of the wealthiest 4000 estates.

Both of these deals would cost our state billions and billions in revenue in the coming years that we simply cannot afford and cause painful program …

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