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Legislative Leaders and Activists Join Forces to Protect New Jersey Residents from Trump Agenda
Unprecedented "Resistance Coalition" to counter federal attacks on women, immigrants, the environment; other Trump targetsTRENTON -- Activists and community leaders joined Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Speaker Emeritus Sheila Oliver as well as Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, Assemblywoman Liz Muoio, and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker to launch the statewide "Resistance Coalition" to protect New Jersey residents from the Trump agenda, which is putting women, immigrants, and working families at risk.
The coalition -- which is unprecedented in New Jersey politics -- will champion a legislative and policy agenda to counter the Trump administration. The legislators in the Resistance Coalition will introduce state legislative measures to protect rights that New Jersey's working families need to live and prosper, including funding health care, upholding fair labor standards, and proactively protecting our immigrant communities.
Oliver Stands against Gov. Christie's Proposal to Raid Horizon ReservesAssemblywoman Sheila Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic) issued the following statement Friday commending Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto for pointing out the hypocrisy in Gov. Christie's proposal to raid Horizon's reserves for his anti-addiction campaign:
"As Speaker Prieto noted, the governor should put this much energy into saving the Affordable Care Act and ensuring New Jersey residents have access to affordable and quality health care. With so much uncertainty in DC, raiding the reserves of the state's largest provider of health insurance is imprudent…"