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WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
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206, 2021

Press Statement: Jersey Renews Thanks Sen. Loretta Weinberg for Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

June 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Press Statement: Jersey Renews Thanks Sen. Loretta Weinberg for Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

Sen. Loretta Weinberg issued the below statement in support of full funding for New Jersey Transit and an end to Clean Energy Fund raids. (The full statement can also be viewed here.) The full FY22 [...]

1905, 2021

Testimony Given to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Whistleblower Protections

May 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Testimony Given to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Whistleblower Protections

Testimony Given by Debra Coyle McFadden to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting on May 19, 2021 Thank you for the opportunity to testify. My name is Debra Coyle McFadden, [...]

1705, 2021

It’s Time to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Millions of Americans

May 17th, 2021|Comments Off on It’s Time to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Millions of Americans

We know that student debt impacts our current members, our future members and our students.  We also know that student debt disproportionately affects people of color, adding it to the long list of social justice [...]

1304, 2021

WEC Year In Review 2020

April 13th, 2021|Comments Off on WEC Year In Review 2020

We are proud to share the impact of WEC’s work in 2020. We did this work together with our members which includes, labor, community organizations, environmental organizations, and individuals. Faced with a public health crisis, WEC went to [...]

2403, 2021

A Public Bank for New Jersey!

March 24th, 2021|Comments Off on A Public Bank for New Jersey!

This month we kicked off WEC’s demand for Public Banking for New Jersey in a webinar that centered the voices of organizers, activists, workers and experts. We heard from Trina Scordo, executive director at New [...]

2103, 2021

Offshore wind seen as energy and jobs opportunity for New Jersey

March 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Offshore wind seen as energy and jobs opportunity for New Jersey

Offshore wind has the potential to produce about 90% of the electricity the United States is projected to need in 2050 even if fossil fuels were fully phased out, with New Jersey in position to [...]

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