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Clean Water Action: Heed Gov. Murphy's Call for Stronger, Fairer NJ

January 15, 2019

Trenton, NJ -- Clean Water Action NJ State Director Amy Goldsmith released the following statement in response to Governor Murphy's State of the State at 2 pm today.

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Broad Coalition of Advocates, Faith Leaders and Concerned New Jersey Residents Call for Movement on Progressive Priority Legislation at the “People’s State of the State”

January 14, 2019

Trenton, NJ – On the eve of Governor Murphy's State of the State, a broad coalition coalition of advocates, faith leaders, and concerned New Jersey residents held their own People's State of the State outside the State House Annex to urge the state Legislature to move on key progressive legislative priorities.

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Broad Coalition of Advocates, Faith Leaders and Concerned New Jersey Residents to Call for Movement on Progressive Priority Legislation at the “People’s State of the State”

January 10, 2019

Leaders and impacted individuals will speak to the urgent need to pass progressive policies that benefit all New Jerseyans, not just the wealthy and well-connected.

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Broad Coalition of Advocates, Faith Leaders and Concerned New Jersey Residents to Call for Movement on Progressive Priority Legislation at the “People’s State of the State”

January 10, 2019

Leaders and impacted individuals will speak to the urgent need to pass progressive policies that benefit all New Jerseyans, not just the wealthy and well-connected.

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Clean Water Action Applauds Murphy Administration Audit Exposing Corporate Tax Abuse and Calls for Major Reforms

January 9, 2019

Clean Water Action applauds Governor Murphy and the state’s comptroller for conducting a thorough audit of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) and announcing major reforms. It is long overdue. The audit affirms what Clean Water Action has been saying for decades – corporate hand outs have provided little to no benefits to the New Jersey economy other than to line the pockets of stockholders and polluters at the expense of taxpayers.

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Clean Water Action Praises AG Grewal, DEP Commissioner McCabe for Challenging Federal Government’s Efforts to Allow Offshore Drilling in New Jersey

December 20, 2018

In an effort to prevent the federal government from allowing harmful drilling off the New Jersey coast, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe today joined a multistate lawsuit to reverse federal approval of seismic testing along the eastern seaboard.