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BlueWaveNJ Endorses Bob Menendez For Senate

We Can Count on Menendez to fight for us in Washington.

BlueWaveNJ’s board has unanimously endorsed Senator Menendez based on his commitment to the progressive agenda and his extensive record of service to NJ.

Keeping this seat is critical in our efforts to flip the Senate.  Choosing not to vote is a vote for Hugin and for Trump’s policies.  Throughout his public career, Senator Menendez has been a consistent and effective voice for social, environmental and economic justice.

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Upcoming Election Efforts

We are working hard every day to help take back congress. These elections may be the most important mid-term elections of our lives and we will not sit on the sidelines. Join us at an event near you. We have dozens of upcoming events that you can take part in. Together we can Turn The Tide and take back Congress!

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New Jersey Needs A Secure Voting System Now! Action: Call the Governor & Secretary of State

New Jersey is a key battleground state for the 2018 midterms with 3 Congressional Districts in play. Russian interference infected the 2016 elections and we know it will happen again. In New Jersey there are only DRE, Direct Recording Electronic, voting machines in service. With these machines, there is only a tally of votes without a paper trail to verify each voter's intent.

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Secure Voting Machines In New Jersey

Upgrading and protecting our voting machines is a vital to ensuring the next elections are fair. We have contacted Freeholders across the state urging them to take the initiative and upgrade these out of date systems.

The below letter was sent to Freeholders across the state. 


Dear Freeholder,

I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to see if there’s a time we could speak briefly by phone or in person about election security in New Jersey, specifically looking into getting new voting machines in your county.

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BlueWaveNJ Statement on Trump Legal Action Against the Affordable Care Act

On Thursday June 7, the Trump Administration argued in Federal court that the Affordable Care Act’s provisions that protect those with pre-existing medical conditions from being discriminated against by insurers should be struck down, putting the U.S. Department of Justice’s legal weight behind another attempt to destroy Americans’ health care protections under the law.

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Democratic Leaders In Trenton Are Blocking A Tax Increase On Incomes Over $1 Million

Contact Your State Representatives To Help Us Pass A More Fair Tax Code.

Many of our state's Democratic representatives are pushing back against a plan to raise taxes on incomes over $1 million. The Millionaires Tax will make our tax system fairer. Moreover, without additional revenue from the wealthiest in our state, New Jersey will not be able to cover its existing obligations or fund critical investments.

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Tuesday's Primary Could Not Be More Important

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE TOMORROW

 
Tomorrow's primary election is an incredibly important step in taking back Congress this November. We have a real chance in New Jersey to help the country get back on track by flipping up to five seats. Tomorrow's primary turnout will be a signal as to whether this is a real possibility in November.
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BlueWaveNJ Denounces Mike Pompeo Nomination For Secretary Of State

BLUEWAVE NJ DENOUNCES MIKE POMPEO NOMINATION FOR SECRETARY OF STATE

 

Calls on US Senate Candidate Bob Hugin To Make His Stance Clear

 

(Montclair, NJ) April 19, 2018 —  In the wake of last week’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, BlueWave NJ announces its stand against the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and calls on New Jersey candidate for the U.S. Senate, Bob Hugin, to make his stance clear.
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Help Ensure Earned Sick And Safe Days Bill Passes

Your help is needed to ensure the NJ Earned Sick and Safe Days Bill makes it through to the Governor's desk. We are asking ALL our partners to make calls to the legislators in key committees where the bill will be heard in the next week. 

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URGENT: Action Needed On Earned Sick Leave

As you are aware, the hearing and vote on the Earned Sick and Safe Days bill (A1827 / S 2171) is set for this coming Monday (March 12th) at 10 am in Assembly Labor Committee at the NJ State House Annex (Cmte. Room 15). A press availability event and lunch will follow at 11:30 am in Cmte. Room 12, see media alert here.

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