"It being a well-established fact that a number of individuals laboring for the accomplishments of the same purpose, and more likely to obtain the objects desired by combining their efforts than by separate action, and by forming themselves into an organized body will better protect their individual rights, promote their welfare and forward their interests, as well as extend their sphere of usefulness.”
NJSPBA Constitution & Bylaws - 1898
President Tony Wieners’ Message
Yesterday, Governor Christie presented his State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature and the citizens of New Jersey. The New Jersey State PBA is deeply concerned and downright outraged over the governors plans to further attack public employees. We are presently dissecting the Governors message and we are formulating a strategy to combat any further attacks on our members.
For those who have not had the opportunity to view the Governor’s message, I URGE YOU TO DO SO. I have provided a link for you by clicking READ MORE next to my photo.
Executive V.P. Keith Dunn
Here we go again………………… Last month I wrote about New Year’s resolutions and how long we try to keep them. I touched on having reasonable goals and hopefully working together with our legislature on issues that affect the everyday lives of our members and their families. Guess I should have gotten an advance copy of the Governors “State of the State” address he delivered in mid January..........
Rob Nixon's legislative news
The new legislative session is under way. Hundreds of bills have been rolled over from the previous session and given new numbers. The vast majority of those bills, like in many prior sessions, will never see a Committee hearing and will die two years from now without fanfare. But a few bills remain of significant concern to the State PBA and have triggered substantial discussion with Legislative leadership and members of the Senate and Assembly over the past few weeks.........