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Happy Thanksgiving To Our BlueWaveNJ Family

As we give thanks for our family, friends and the blessings of community, we would like to extend a special thanks to you — BlueWaveNJ’s extended family of activists and donors. 

Over the past year — and in the face of deeply disturbing challenges — you rolled up your sleeves and persevered. You dedicated your time, talents and resources to “Protect, Defend and Act,” and your accomplishments, both large and small, have been hard-won.

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TODAY: Protect NJ from Disastrous Federal Tax Plan

The House of Representatives plans to vote this week on a disastrous tax proposal that would:
  • Lead to a tax hike for about 1 in 4 New Jersey families,
  • Deliver the bulk of its benefit to the state's wealthiest families
  • And tee up deep cuts to public services, programs and investments on which all New Jerseyans rely.
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Tomorrow We Have The Power To Take Back New Jersey

Remember Nov. 2016? Since then we have been reminded daily that elections matter.  

Well, it’s November again and tomorrow we have the power.  

Tomorrow we can take back New Jersey by electing Phil Murphy and other progressive Democrats across the state--a first step in turning back the Trump tide. 

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#MeToo

I would be shocked if there is a single woman you know that hasn't been sexually harassed or assaulted.

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The Current October 16th

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Wow... we’ve been busy here at BlueWaveNJ!

Read on to learn about:

  • Upcoming Opportunities for Action

  • New resources to support your activism

  • BWNJ’s Coalition Initiatives

  • Updates from our our Environment, Immigration and Health Care Committees as well as our Election Activities
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Revenue from Environmental Damage Lawsuits Dedicated to Environmental Projects Amendment

I'm sure you're all aware of the importance of getting Phil Murphy elected, not only for the sake of the environment but for everything else that we care about.
 
You may not be aware that there is a question on the state ballot relating to a constitutional amendment to ensure that money coming in from successful environmental contamination cases is used exclusively to restore the environment and not used by weaselly politicians like Christie to plug holes in their poorly manged budgets.
 
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Reject the ruinous Ryan budget; fund CHIP and community health centers

With the party of Trump in power, there's no rest for the weary on the healthcare and broader domestic spending front.

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Do You Know a Voter Away at College?

I’m Rebecca and I am a graduate of Montclair High School. Even though I am away at school, I want to make sure that my vote still matters. That is why I am voting by mail in this election.

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Town Hall With Phil Murphy

This past Saturday, BlueWaveNJ co-sponsored a live taping of SiriusXM's The Dean Obeidallah show featuring a Town Hall with gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy at the First Congregational Church in Montclair.

Answering interview questions from Obeidallah and the audience, including many members of BlueWaveNJ, Murphy drove his progressive platform home to a packed and enthusiastic house.

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BlueWave's Healthcare Committee Speaks with Rep. Josh Gottheimer about "Problem Solvers'" ACA Compromise Proposal

On September 5, BlueWave's healthcare committee leadership and BlueWave President Marcia Marley had a phone conversation about efforts to stabilize the Obamacare private insurance marketplace with Representative Josh Gottheimer, the Democratic House member representing New Jersey's 5th District.

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