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.
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.
DON'T FORGET TO VOTE TOMORROW
BLUEWAVE NJ DENOUNCES MIKE POMPEO NOMINATION FOR SECRETARY OF STATE
Calls on US Senate Candidate Bob Hugin To Make His Stance Clear
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.
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.
Since Rodney Frelinghuysen announced his retirement earlier this year, only one Republican has announced that they will attempt to fill his seat. Jay Webber is currently the only Republican running in the 11th. We did some digging into his voting record in the Assembly to find out what kind of congressman he would make.
It is clear from his voting record that he is wrong for the 11th.
The horrific Republican tax cut bill is not law yet -- and may never be. Senators Susan Collins and Jeff Flake conditioned their votes on promises from Trump and McConnell that will not be honored. McCain is once again lamenting degraded Senate processes. Doug Jones could win in Alabama.
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.