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Bill Expanding Occupational Licenses Regardless of Immigration Status Passes Legislature, Goes to Governor

The New Jersey Assembly passed A4225, which would expand access to professional or occupational licenses for all New Jerseyans, regardless of immigration status. The Senate version of the bill, S2455, passed earlier, sending the legislation to Gov. Murphy’s desk for his signature. More »

Legislature Votes Yes to Amendments on Releasing People Nearing End of Prison Sentences, Taking Pandemic Credit Bill Closer to Finish Line

Pending a final vote in the Legislature, Gov. Murphy will have 45 days to sign S2519/A4235 from the July 30 vote. More »

Bill Moves Unanimously Out of Senate Committee to Release People Nearing End of Sentences During Pandemic

The ACLU-NJ testified, with Salvation & Social Justice and New Jersey Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement, to emphasize the need for swift action in passing S2519/A4235. More »

24 Diverse NJ Organizations Back AG's Police Transparency Directive

The ACLU-NJ, on behalf of itself and 23 diverse organizations throughout the state, filed briefs supporting statewide directives requiring the state to release information about police officers subjected to major discipline, recognizing the dire consequences of keeping this information behind closed doors. More »

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