July 1, 2017
Comments Off on Take Action: Stop the Horizon Raid!
(From NJEA) A Senate committee has approved legislation that makes it possible for the state to raid the reserve funds of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, New Jersey’s largest health insurance provider. NJEA adamantly opposed that bill. You can read … Continue reading
January 27, 2017
Comments Off on Take Action: Contact your legislators about Besty DeVos
*From NJEA.org Booker, Menendez will vote against DeVos Members encouraged to call other senators Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Following weeks of calls and emails from NJEA members and other public education advocates, New Jersey’s Senators are united in … Continue reading
January 26, 2016
Comments Off on NJ Legislature moves closer toward constitutional amendment on pension funding
From NJEA.ORG Both houses pass resolution on final day of session Published on Monday, January 11, 2016 Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald congratulates NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer after the pension vote. The New Jersey State Legislature today took a … Continue reading
December 1, 2015
Comments Off on Tell Congress to roll back high-stakes testing
Published on Thursday, November 19, 2015 (From NJEA.org) It’s been 13 years since the failed No Child Left Behind Act kick-started the nation’s standardized test obsession. It’s time for a new way. Educators, parents, and students across New Jersey have … Continue reading
April 28, 2015
Comments Off on Pension Payments – Make Your Voice Heard!
YOU CAN BE HEARD…..HERE IS HOW…. Pension situation: Sen.Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vince Prieto have filed an amicus curiae (which is a friend of the court) to support the lawsuits demanding the governor uphold the law that he set forth … Continue reading
June 4, 2014
Comments Off on Take Action to Protect Your Pension!
Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 From NJEA.ORG When Gov. Christie announced his illegal plan to slash pension funding, the unions representing public employees vowed to sue to protect our members’ rights. Together, we are moving forward to file that … Continue reading
May 7, 2014
Comments Off on Bills to Keep and Eye On – May 2014
Here are a few pieces of legislation to keep an eye on. For more information, please refer to pages 1 and 2 of the NJEA Reporter. S-1841 and A-2901 have been introduced in the legislature, and if passed and signed … Continue reading
October 8, 2013
Comments Off on NJEA PAC Endorsed Candidates
Open this post to find NJEA PAC endorsed candidates. Not sure of your legislative district? Find that information here as well. Just look for your town.
August 7, 2013
Comments Off on What does the record show on important issues?
Stay informed. Know where the candidates stand on important issues.
August 6, 2013
Comments Off on Chris Christie’s Impact on New Jersey