First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces Nurture NJ Campaign

CAMDEN – In observance of Maternal Health Awareness Day, First Lady Tammy Murphy today launched Nurture NJ, a statewide awareness campaign committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity and ensuring equitable maternal and infant care among women and children of all races and ethnicities. The First Lady’s announcement …

ATNJ’s Response to Sussex County Vandalism

Sept. 23, 2018 After several years of experiencing racism directly and indirectly, and fighting for civil rights for all Americans, I’m still horrified at the racist and anti-Semitic actions and words from our fellow Americans. The leadership and members of Action Together New Jersey condemn the actions of the cowards …

ATNJ’s response to Sheriff Saudino

Sept. 22, 2018 The Leadership Committee of Directors, Managers, and County Co-Chairs, and the 18,000+ statewide members of Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ) stand in solidarity with our State’s Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, our Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, our African American brothers and sisters, members of the LGBTQ+ community, our …

Senator Menendez Grills Pompeo During Closing Remarks at Hearing

ICYMI: Menendez Grills Pompeo During Closing Remarks at Hearing  “Please don’t talk to me about politics…. if President Obama did what President Trump did in Helsinki, I’d be peeling you off of the Capitol’s ceiling!”  “Here’s the point: When the President speaks, it IS the policy of the United States… …

URGENT! Less Than A Half-Penny Could Sabotage Governor Murphy’s Progressive Agenda! Take Action Now!

“The nub of this fight is over less than a half penny of sales tax. Democratic legislators are sabotaging the agenda of their own governor, and threatening to shut down government, just to save Christie’s meaningless cut in the sales tax of less than one-half a percent.” ~ Tom Moran, The Star-Ledger: Welcome …

Menendez Statement on Trump Administration’s Attack on New Jersey Taxpayers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 23, 2018   CONTACT Steven_Sandberg@menendez.senate.gov   Menendez Statement on Trump Administration’s Attack on New Jersey Taxpayers   “It is absolutely unacceptable to use the IRS as a political weapon to target New Jerseyans”   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee …

Governor Murphy Signs the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act

What a privilege to see this bill signed today in Trenton. Lilly Ledbetter was on hand to give her nod of approval to Governor Phil Murphy as he penned his name on this bill. Today marks day 99 of Murphy’s first 100 days in office. The new law is called …

Governor Murphy Signs Historic, Sweeping Equal Pay Legislation

ATNJ is happy to help spread great news from Governor Murphy’s office! For Immediate Release: April 24, 2018 Contact: Governor’s Press Office: (609) 777- 2600 Equal Pay for Equal Work Now Law in New Jersey Trenton – Fulfilling his commitment to fight gender inequity and support equal pay for women in New …

Governor Murphy Signs Landmark Legislation Expanding Voter Registration and Protecting Voting Rights

One of our goals at ATNJ is to ensure that the voting rights of all New Jerseyans are protected. We welcome this new legislation and extend our thanks to all the sponsors of this bill, including Senators Vitale and Beach, and Assembly members Coughlin, Schaer, Eustace, Downey, Benson, Wimberly, McKeon, Jasey, Chiaravalloti, …

Menendez, Booker Announce Nearly $570K to Help NJ’s Homeless Vets Move into Permanent Housing

April 6, 2018 CONTACT: Steven_Sandberg@menendez.senate.gov Menendez, Booker Announce Nearly $570K to Help NJ’s Homeless Vets Move into Permanent Housing NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced $568,362 in federal funding for veterans to locate and move into permanent housing with case management and clinical services. …