After a momentous 2019, in 2020, the urgency of our times demands we set our sights even higher.
Passage of bills in Legislature to end prison-based gerrymandering and enable online voter registration - along with law re-enfranchising people on probation and parole signed in December - creates historic moment for voting rights.
Law Signed That Establishes Oversight of Prisons and Helps Incarcerated Parents Maintain Family Bonds
Law could provide historic level of prison oversight and make it easier for incarcerated parents to maintain family connections.
NJ Makes History, Expands Access to Driver’s Licenses as Governor Murphy Signs Landmark Bill into Law
New Jersey made history as Gov. Murphy signed a bill expanding driver's licenses into law.
Dec. 16 saw the fruition of some of the most important civil rights struggles in NJ.
With Marijuana Ballot Question and Expungement Reform, Marijuana Legalization via Legislation Should Stay on the Table
A constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana will be on the November 2020 ballot, and expungement reform goes to the governor's desk.
Bill to Restore Vote for People on Parole and Probation Passes, But We Must Re-enfranchise Incarcerated People
A bill to restore voting rights now moves to the Governor’s desk.
A bill to expand access to driver’s licenses access passed in the Legislature.
Bill to Restore Vote for People on Parole and Probation Advances, But NJ Needs to Include Incarcerated People
A bill restoring voting rights for people on parole and probation advances to a full vote, but incarcerated people need that right, too.
Days after plan announced to push ballot question to legalize marijuana, nearly 2,000 signers from NJ’s 21 counties demanded legislation that centers racial and social justice.
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