Support the DEP Waiver Resolution

UULMNJ’s Environment Task Force is working with the New Jersey Enviornmental Federation to keep regulations protecting our environment in place.

In March, the New Jersey Department of Enviornmental Protection proposed establishing procedures for the waiver of department rules that would allow companies to circumvent over 100 guidelines that protect our water, air and land.

Senators Barbara Buono and Robert Gordon introduced a Senate resolution (SCR239), and Assemblypersons Peter Barnes, Reed Gusciora, and John McKeon introduced the same resolution (ACR206) in the ...

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Statements on Occupy Wall Street and a Faithful Budget

UUA President the Rev. Peter Morales issued a statement on Occupy Wall Street and accompanying protests around the country. The statement says, in part: “Unitarian Universalism embodies a long tradition of working for economic justice and workers’ rights. Today is another opportunity for us to live our faith, and the Occupy protests are a first step on the road to repairing our country. “I reach out to Unitarian Universalists everywhere to consider how you might be of service to any ...

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Occupy Wall Street Statement

The 99% of Us are 100% Committed to Change

In just two months, the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the country and across the globe, a public outcry of frustration and anger. Thousands have taken to the streets to protest an economic system that has cast most people aside – from the weakest and most vulnerable to the ever-shrinking middle class – while showering exorbitant profits on an elite few.

Some have tried to portray OWS as a rag-tag group ...

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Fight Tax Giveaways to Corporations

This issue is before us as a result of concerns that valuable “social safety net” programs in welfare, health, education and affordable housing may suffer funding cuts as new line items aimed at reducing taxes to corporations are promoted. Based on the history of the Christie administration’s approach to fiscal matters, if certain proposed bills are enacted into law the consequences for state funding on issues that matter to UULMNJ can be serious. In the short term Governor Christie may ...

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