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Action Alert August 1, 2014: Bail Reform Action Needed by Monday 8/4; Call ASAP

We are happy to report that the senate passed SCR128 (the vote was 30 – 0) along with an acceptable version of S946 (the vote was 28 – 5!  But our work is not over.

Our coalition partners are joining to pressure the Assembly to also act.  It’s extremely important that we continue to apply pressure on the Assembly Speaker to post an acceptable version of A1910 without delay.  The last day for real, comprehensive bail reform to pass is MONDAY, AUGUST 4.  Therefore, please call the ...

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Action Alert May May 28, 2014: Bail Reform Phone Campaign

Dear UUMNJ Family,

As you know, the month of June can become rather hectic as the legislature strives to complete passed legislation before its summer recess.  Bail reform is one of those pieces of legislation.  One of our coalition partners, Drug Policy Alliance, has asked for help.  Could you please make calls and send this out to anyone who is concerned about bail reform and mass incarceration and ask them to do the same.  Please read the information below thoroughly and ...

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Action Alert: Bail Reform Letter Campaign, May 16 Deadline

The Ending Jim Crow task force has asked that we send letters in support of upcoming bail reform legislation expected to come to vote in June.  There are two letters, one to Sen. Sweeney, President of the Senate and one to Assemblyman Prieto, Speaker of the Assembly.  Each person should sign both letters.  We would like to have these all collected and  returned to me at the address below by May 16. Fact sheets about bail reform are ...

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