Hello FTEA, this is your Monthly Legislative Update!
-GOVERNOR: Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy was unanimously endorsed by the NJEA PAC Operating Committee for the Democratic Primary (Republican Primary screenings will be held at a later date). The endorsement decision was made after interviewing all of the candidates and reviewing their questionnaires. You can read more about the decision to endorse Ambassador Murphy here. You can also learn more about his plan for NJ here and here.
-CONVENTION: There’s lots of great things happening at the NJEA Convention this year! Find out all about it here. Don’t forget to stop by the Somerset County Education Association hospitality suite for free food, drinks, and prizes!
-2016 ELECTION: The NJEA PAC Operating Committee announced endorsements for Hillary Clinton for president as well as several candidates for congressional office. Check out the full endorsement list here.
-REGISTER TO VOTE: If you aren’t registered to vote you have until October 18 to do so if you want to vote in this election. You can get a voter registration form here.
Feel free to email me with any questions. Keep up the great work!
Legislative Action Chair, FTEA