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  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
July 1, 2022 at 8:47 PM

Chairman’s Update: NJ Budget Signed, a spotlight on Rep. Menendez, and more!

Democrat,   After a week of continuously disappointing rulings coming out of the Supreme Court, Democrats in New Jersey are cementing their commitment to New Jerseyans’ right to their own body and healthcare decisions, clean air and water, and religious choice. It is hard n…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 28, 2022 at 1:04 PM

Abortion is still Legal in NJ — For Now

Here in NJ, abortion remains legal, but that might not always be the case. Already, Republicans are pushing for a nationwide ban on abortion that would supersede state law and put lives at risk right here in our backyard.Friend, Here in NJ, abortion remains legal, but that might not always be the c…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones and Vice-Chair Peg Schaffer · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 5:10 PM

This Assault on Women’s Rights Cannot Be Allowed to Stand

This decision is an unprecedented assault on women and their right to control their own bodies and make decisions about their own health care, and it once again proves Republicans’ utter contempt for women in this countryFriend,  This morning's Supreme Court decision is an unprecedented assault on …
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 7:32 PM

NJ Dems Win Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

In a major win for all New Jerseyans, Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Senator Vin Gopal announced a back-to-school sales tax holiday yesterday.Friend,  In a major win for all New Jerseyans, Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Nicholas …
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 22, 2022 at 6:04 PM

Join NJDSC for the Unity March to Combat Anti-Asian Hate!

Join NJDSC for the Unity March on June 25th!   NJDSC is partnering up with APIAVote, Gold House, Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, and other major Asian American-led organizations to organize the Unity March in Washington DC this Saturday, June 25th. This march is about demanding action for inclu…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 6:03 PM

ICYMI: 🏳️‍🌈Join the NJDSC LBTQ+ Caucus for a Pride Mixer!

 Dear friend,  In case you missed our last email, we wanted to make sure you had a chance to learn about the Pride Mixer happening next Tuesday, June 21st at The Tavern at Galloping Hill. We hope you'll join our LGBTQ+ Caucus and the Union County Democratic Committee from 6-9PM. Read more informati…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 10:34 PM

Chairman’s Update: Gov. Murphy expands ANCHOR program, a spotlight on Rep. Norcross, and more!

Democrat,   I want to start this week with appreciation and admiration for all the New Jerseyans who came out in full force for the March for Our Lives rally NJDSC helped organize in Ocean City last Saturday. It was so uplifting to see such a strong turnout among people of …
  Governor Phil Murphy · [email protected]
June 16, 2022 at 6:32 PM

Delivering $2 Billion in Property Tax Relief

Friend,  Yesterday, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, and I announced the expansion of the new ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program to deliver on our promise to make New Jersey stronger, fairer, and more affordable for our middle class and working families. In March,…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 8:02 PM

🏳️‍🌈Join the NJDSC LBTQ+ Caucus for a Pride Mixer!

Join our LGBTQ+ Caucus and the Union County Democratic Committee for a Pride Celebration on June 21st!  Join our LGBTQ+ Caucus and the Union County Democratic Committee for a Pride Celebration!  When: Tuesday, June 21st, 6-9 PMWhere: The Tavern at Galloping Hill3 Golf Dr Kenilworth, NJ 07033 RSVP …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
June 10, 2022 at 7:32 PM

Chairman’s Update: Gov. Murphy Tackling Climate Crisis, Biden Improving Veteran Care and more!

Democrat,   I want to start off this week by thanking everyone who participated in Tuesday’s Primary Election - our democracy works best when everyone is involved and I am proud to be part of the strong Democratic network in New Jersey that has shown proven dedication to ma…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 4:17 PM

It's been a busy few months for our NJDSC Coalitions!

Thanks to all who attended our Coalition events in May and here are the events coming up in June!  Coalition Member,  We wanted to reach out and thank everyone who attended any of our Coalition events during May and make sure you know what events we have coming up in June!   June is Pride Month and…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones Jr. · [email protected]
June 8, 2022 at 9:29 PM

We Cannot Let GOP Extremism Win

Friend, After some spirited primaries yesterday, it is time for every Democrat to unite and rally together to deliver solid wins in November.   Our delegation and congressional candidates need every one of us to come out and do the hard work to maintain Democratic control of Congress, just as our c…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 1:03 PM

Get out the vote today but don’t stop there!

It’s Election Day here in New Jersey which means today is the day to get out and vote for your favorite Democratic candidates.Hey friend!  It’s Election Day here in New Jersey which means today is the day to get out and vote for your favorite Democratic candidates. Polls are open until 8 PM! FIND …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
June 3, 2022 at 9:21 PM

Chairman’s Update: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Biden’s Inflation Plan and more!

Democrat, June is Pride Month and when we celebrate the vibrancy, strength, and contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. In New Jersey, one of the most diverse states in the country, we are committed to making sure everyone feels safe, welcome and protected. We will not allow…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
June 2, 2022 at 7:31 PM

🏳️‍🌈Celebrate Pride in Asbury Park with NJDSC🏳️‍🌈

Join us for a Pride event in Asbury Park on Sunday or visit this link for a full list of Pride events across the state!🏳️‍🌈Happy Pride Month, New Jersey!🏳️‍🌈  Join us for a Pride event in Asbury Park on Sunday or visit this link for a full list of Pride events across the state! NJDSC & Monmouth…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
May 27, 2022 at 6:05 PM

Chairman’s Update: Gun Safety 3.0, Biden’s Executive Order, a spotlight on Rep. Pascrell, and more!

Democrat, I am deeply saddened to have to be writing to you again in the midst of another national tragedy in which we’ve seen innocent civilians, this time children, gunned down in another preventable mass shooting. Studies keep telling us that stronger gun laws mean fewer…
  Governor Phil Murphy · [email protected]
May 26, 2022 at 5:15 PM

Thoughts and prayers are worthless

Democrat,  Thoughts and prayers are worthless. Action is the only thing of value. 12 days ago, we saw 10 innocent shoppers at a supermarket in Buffalo gunned down by a white supremacist. Two days ago, it was 19 beautiful schoolchildren and two educators shot to death in their elementary school clas…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
May 20, 2022 at 8:01 PM

Chairman’s Update: Gov. Murphy Addresses Formula Shortage, a spotlight on Rep. Bonnie Coleman, and more!

Democrat, I want to begin with another reminder that the Primary Election is June 7th. In New Jersey, you do not have to wait for election day to vote. You have the option to vote by mail or vote early - and we are encouraging everyone to vote as soon as they can!   Click h…
  Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver · [email protected]
May 18, 2022 at 1:02 PM

Without Access, “Rights” Mean Nothing

Democrat, Is a “right” really a “right” if you can’t access it or you can’t afford it?  Back in January, Governor Murphy signed the Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act after it was passed by Democrats in the Legislature under the leadership of former Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, former Assembly…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
May 16, 2022 at 6:31 PM

Vote By Mail!

Democrat,  Ahead of the New Jersey primary election on June 7, ballots have officially been sent out to every Democrat who had previously signed up for the permanent Vote By Mail list. Voting By Mail is a safe, secure, and inclusive way to ensure that everyone can make their voice heard during an e…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
May 13, 2022 at 8:16 PM

Chairman’s Update: Expanding Repro Rights in NJ, a spotlight on Rep. Frank Pallone, and more!

Democrat, This week we continued to deal with the fallout and potential repercussions of a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade. After the failure by Republicans in the  U.S. Senate to join Democrats in their bid to codify abortion rights into law on Wednesday, we …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 6:02 PM

Chairman’s Update: Democrats Fight Back On Abortion Attack, Senator Booker Reintroduces RAISE Act, & more!

Democrat, Earlier this week we were all sent reeling when we learned just how close we are to Republicans’ decades-long scheme to overturn Roe v Wade becoming reality. Let’s be blunt, an attack on abortion rights is an attack on people’s health care and human rights. Full s…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 6:08 PM

ICYMI: Turn your anger into action!

In case you missed it, we wanted to make sure you saw our email yesterday. With the devastating news out of the Supreme Court, it's normal to feel angry or even helpless.  We encourage you to turn your anger into action and to join us in mobilizing in this moment.   Sign up now to volunteer with a …
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 12:20 AM

Turn your anger into action!

 Democrat,  We have anticipated a moment like this since Trump rushed three appointees onto the Supreme Court bench within four years, all of them rubber stamped by the Republican members of the Senate. Overturning Roe v. Wade would be unprecedented, but it would not be unexpected. This type of att…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
April 29, 2022 at 9:31 PM

Chairman's Update: Gov. Murphy Brings Irish Business to NJ, a spotlight on Rep. Andy Kim, and more!

Democrat, Congratulations to the workers in Hopewell Township that, with a unanimous vote, became the first unionized Starbucks store in New Jersey. I hope Starbucks swiftly recognizes these workers’ right to be represented fairly. The Democratic Party is #UnionStrong! On A…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
April 22, 2022 at 6:01 PM

Chairman's Update: Gov. Murphy's fight against gun violence, a spotlight on Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., and more!

Democrat, Our push to make New Jersey one of the first four Presidential primary states is continuing to make headlines. I spoke to CBS News this week to share why New Jersey’s racial, economic and geographic diversity makes it the perfect proving ground for our candidates.…
  NJDSC Response Team · [email protected]
April 20, 2022 at 6:03 PM

Governor Murphy's Inaugural Celebration

Friend, We are looking forward to celebrating Governor Murphy’s historic 2021 re-election with our friends at NJ Forward, Inc. We know that the Governor is incredibly grateful for your support and thrilled about the promise of another four years!    Join NJ Forward on May 5th for a spectacular blac…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
April 15, 2022 at 6:46 PM

Chairman's Update: NJ’s newly legal cannabis market, a spotlight on Rep. Malinowski, and more!

Democrat, As you know, last month New Jersey Democrats wrote to DNC Chair Jaime Harrison requesting to have our Presidential primary moved up to one of the first four slots. I believe firmly that having our Presidential candidates compete in a diverse state like New Jersey …
  NJDSC Response Team · [email protected]
April 14, 2022 at 2:03 PM

Save the Date! Progressive Caucus: The Progress of Legalized Cannabis

You're invited!   About Jessica F. Gonzalez: As a cannabis attorney, Jessica assists cannabis clients navigate the legal cannabis and hemp industry in the areas of corporate, intellectual property and state licensing applications. About Hugh Giordano: Hugh has helped pass…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
April 8, 2022 at 6:31 PM

Chairman's Update: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed, Spotlighting Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, and More!

Democrat, Yesterday was a momentous day for our country. In a bipartisan vote, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the Supreme Court. When Judge Jackson is sworn in later this summer, she will be the first Black woman to ever serve on …
  NJDSC Response Team · [email protected]
April 5, 2022 at 5:01 PM

ICYMI: RSVP for a May 5th Celebration!

Democrat, In case you missed it, you’re invited to a gala hosted by NJ Forward to celebrate the historic inauguration of Governor Phil Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver.   Tickets for this event can be found here at www.njforward.org.    ---------- Forwarded mess…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
April 1, 2022 at 7:32 PM

Chairman's Update: Saint Peter’s Historic Run and Pres. Biden Takes Bold Steps to Address Gas Prices

Democrat, Today in Jersey City, a parade was held to celebrate the historic run by New Jersey’s own Saint Peter’s University to the Elite Eight. Fans from across the region came out to cheer on our very own Cinderella team. Saint Peter’s is the first 15 seed in NCAA Men's C…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
March 25, 2022 at 8:09 PM

Chairman's Update: Judge Jackson's Confirmation Hearings and Pres. Biden's Visit To Europe

Democrat, This week Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has withstood increasingly troubling attacks from Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee while showing an inspiring level of grace and poise. It’s clear that the Republicans have no argument against Judge Jackson’s ster…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
March 21, 2022 at 4:03 PM

Join the Progressive Caucus TOMORROW for a program on Redistricting & Fair Maps!

In case you missed it: join the Progressive Caucus  tomorrow at 6:45 pm for a virtual program on redistricting and fair maps in New Jersey! Zoom and Facebook Live from the NJDSC Progressive Caucus Facebook event page  Meeting ID: 891 3778 1278  Passcode: 687294          …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
March 18, 2022 at 7:01 PM

Chairman's Update: NJ's bid to become an early Presidential primary state and Gov. Murphy's ANCHOR property tax rebate program

Democrat, This week, our party officially notified Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison and the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee that New Jersey would like to be considered as a potential new early Presidential primary state. With our state’s strong diversity…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
March 16, 2022 at 6:01 PM

Save the Date! Progressive Caucus: Redistricting & Fair Maps

Save the date for a virtual program on redistricting and fair maps in New Jersey on March 22 at 6:45 pm! RSVP now and watch the event live on the NJDSC Progressive Caucus Facebook page. Additional speakers and co-sponsors to be announced!       …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
March 11, 2022 at 8:45 PM

Chairman's Update: NJDSC’s newest team members and Gov. Murphy’s Budget Address

Democrat, With the weather getting warmer and Spring approaching, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee is working to support our Democratic candidates up and down the ballot this Fall. Recently, we welcomed two new members to our team who will work with our Executive D…
  Governor Phil Murphy · [email protected]
March 7, 2022 at 7:16 PM

Property Tax Relief for Nearly Two Million New Jerseyans

Democrat, Our state’s existing property tax relief programs are no longer getting the job done for hard working middle-class families. We need to act to make New Jersey more affordable by stepping up with new, more robust tax relief that will meet the needs of our taxpayers…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
March 4, 2022 at 8:01 PM

Chairman's Update: Ukraine, NJ's Tax Relief Program, and the State of the Union

Democrat, The tragic situation in Ukraine is continuing to unfold, with the Russian invasion of this peaceful country drawing outrage around the globe. Here at the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, we stand unequivocally with the Ukrainian people and commend leaders fr…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 10:12 PM

TOMORROW: Education, Critical Race Theory, and LGBTQ Curriculum panel discussion

  In honor of Black History Month:  Education, Critical Race Theory,   and LGBTQ Curriculum   Panel Discussion  Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022  6:45 P.M.    Zoom (link below) and Facebook Live from the NJDSC  Progressive Caucus Facebook page   Speakers and additional co-sponsors  …
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
February 7, 2022 at 5:49 PM

Save the Date: Education, CRT, and LGBTQ Curriculum

Save the date!  The NJDSC Progressive Caucus and NJDSC LGBTQ Caucus present,  in honor of Black History Month:  Education, CRT, and  LGBTQ Curriculum  Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, 6:45pm   Zoom and Facebook Live from the NJDSC Progressive Caucus Facebook page   Speakers and add…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
February 4, 2022 at 7:21 PM

Chairman's Update: Redistricting, Our New Attorney General, and Jobs Creation!

Democrat, This week has seen several monumental victories for our party in key legal battles concerning legislative and congressional redistricting. Our goal in both of these processes has been simple – to arrive at maps that are constitutional, that reflect the growing div…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 11:05 PM

Court rules against Sweeney challenge to Matos appointment

Friend,  Earlier today a Superior Court judge ruled against former Senator Steve Sweeney’s lawsuit challenging the appointment of Laura Matos to the legislative appointment committee. This ruling now ensures that the commission will have much-needed diversity and not be thr…
  NJDSC Team · [email protected]
January 28, 2022 at 10:14 PM

Praise continues for new Apportionment Commission member Laura Matos

Friend,  Leaders from throughout the state are continuing to praise Chairman LeRoy Jones’ decision to appoint Laura Matos to the Apportionment Commission, the committee responsible for legislative redistricting and the map that will be used for state legislative elections s…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 4:09 PM

Bringing needed diversity to legislative redistricting

Friend,  Yesterday, Chairman LeRoy Jones announced the appointment of Laura Matos to the Legislative Appointment Commission, the body responsible for drawing new state legislative district maps for the next ten years. This pick brings much-needed diversity to the Commission…
  Governor Phil Murphy · [email protected]
January 18, 2022 at 9:57 PM

The Opportunity State

Friend, I first ran for Governor with a clear purpose – born out of my own life’s American Dream journey – to grow and strengthen New Jersey’s middle class, to make our state stronger and fairer, and to build an economy that works for every family.  In short, to see New Jer…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
January 13, 2022 at 6:26 PM

Chairman's Update: Swearing In Ceremony and the 2022 State of the State

Democrat, The new year is in full swing and with it comes a newly sworn-in state legislature. I’m so proud of all the Democrats who took office this week in new positions, including many who made history including Assemblywoman Ellen Park as the first Korean woman to serve …
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
January 3, 2022 at 8:32 PM

2021 was a big year for NJ Dems!

Democrat, As we begin a new year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of the major accomplishments our Democratic Party achieved in 2021.  The common theme among all of these victories is simple — they could never have happened without Democrats like you who are wo…
  Chairman LeRoy Jones · [email protected]
December 13, 2021 at 7:16 PM

Chairman's Update: The Omicron Variant and the Affordability Agenda

Democrat, Welcome back to our weekly Chairman’s Update email, where we highlight some of the important work Democrats are doing to deliver for the people of New Jersey. With the holiday season upon us it’s an important time to reflect on the blessings we have and to conside…
  The NJDSC Team · [email protected]
December 10, 2021 at 4:31 PM

Record tells GOP snowflakes to stop lying and get back to work

Democrat,   Over the past two weeks, Republicans in Trenton have fully embraced an anti-vaccine agenda by refusing to follow basic safety guidelines to protect the health and safety of their fellow lawmakers, as well as staff and visitors. Legislators were given the very re…