Legislative Alerts

May 4: Committee Hearing on Renewable Energy Mandate Bill

April 28, 2015J,

NO to a Devastating 80% Renewable Energy Mandate! On Monday, May 4, the committee will take up a bill (S2444) that would mandate that 80% of our electricity come from alternative energy by 2050. These mandates, otherwise known as renewable portfolio standards (RPS), are known job killers that will mean vastly higher electricity rates for […]

Public Hearings on the FY 2016 State Budget

March 05, 2015J,

Public Hearings on the FY 2016 State Budget Please find below the current public hearings schedule for the FY 2016 State Budget. Citizen-activists are strongly encouraged to attend one of the upcoming hearings and express their concerns about the budget. Much is at stake this year given the pension crisis, the transportation fund and general […]

Governor’s Budget Address, Tuesday, February 24

February 20, 2015J,

Gov. Christie will deliver his sixth budget address on Tuesday, February 24 before a joint session of the Legislature. The address comes as the state faces mounting challenges with regards to the pension system and the Transportation Trust Fund, two key reasons the debts and liabilities have climbed to a stratospheric $183B. Last year, the […]

Transportation Trust Fund Hearing, Nov. 20 in AC

November 14, 2014J,

Final TTF Hearing Thursday, Nov. 20 at 9AM in Atlantic City AC area activists encouraged to speak out against gas-tax hike! The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee will convene its fourth and final hearing on our Transportation Trust Fund next Thursday, Nov. 20 at Rutgers starting at 9:00 AM. Subsequent to this hearing, legislation […]

Assembly Labor Vote On Paid Sick Mandate, Mon. 10/27

October 24, 2014J

Two weeks ago the Assembly Labor Committee held a discussion-only hearing on a destructive paid sick leave mandate. This coming Monday the committee will vote to move this legislation (A2354). The following members need to hear from activists now: Asm. Ronald Dancer | AsmDancer@njleg.org | 609-758-0205 Asm. Joseph Egan | AsmEgan@njleg.org | 732-855-7441 Asm. Craig […]