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We're taking back the Garden State for the 99%.
We're taking back the Garden State for the 99%.

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Check out video of yesterday's event: "The State of OUR State: A People's Address." Thanks to all the parents, union members, Sandy survivors, environmentalists, and working families who braved the cold to speak truth to spin. 

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"Multiple sources familiar with the investigation into last year's traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge tell NBC 4 New York at least half a dozen potential federal indictments in connection with the scandal may be handed down as early as January."

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A message from NJWF Director Analilia Mejia: "I know we can make 2015 even bigger than 2014. If we roll up our sleeves, we can elect even more progressive champions to office, ensure all New Jerseyans can earn sick time to care for themselves or loved ones, and pop Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations like a balloon full of hot air."

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The Assembly Labor Committee delayed a vote on the statewide paid sick days bill to consider a business industry wish-list. Big business is trying to water down this bill every which way. If we want to stop them, we have to take action. Please click the link!

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NJ Working Families Director Analilia Mejia was honored by Latinas United for Political Empowerment PAC (LUPEPAC) last night. Here's Politicker on the event: "Many insiders paid particular tribute to Mejia, who’s had a successful run this year as a lead organizer on the campaign front in the Newark mayor’s race and in her push to secure paid sick leave in multiple cities statewide."

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Princeton University's Anne-Marie Slaughter writes in the Star-Ledger about how our campaign for earned sick days could make a big difference for working women & their families.

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Here's some of the great coverage from today's earned sick days campaign launches in Trenton and Montclair. This November 4th let's add two more cities to New Jersey's earned sick days wave!

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Chris Christie yanked NJ from a multi-state program that reduces climate changing pollutants. Now, some legislators have a plan to block his short-sighted move -- and Christie won't be able to veto it. Tell your legislators to stand up to Christie and make NJ a leader in this fight.

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NJ Working Families 2014 Gala
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