Black Lives Matter Byram Continues Call for Social Change

“More than 100 people continued the call for equality during the latest Black Lives Matter rally Saturday at CO Johnson Park in Byram.

Dubbed “Black Lives Matter Byram,” Saturday’s rally was organized by a group of Lenape Valley Regional High School graduates called Patriots Alumni for Social Action, and featured roughly a dozen speakers.”

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MONDAY VOTE SET FOR CRUCIAL GOTTHEIMER CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION, TRANSPARENCY BILL — TO HELP AMERICANS TRACK AND BOOST THEIR FINANCIAL SECURITY

A vote is set for Monday, June 29, 2020, on vital new protections for consumers’ credit and greatly expanded transparency into Americans’ credit scores — through H.R. 5332, the bipartisan Protecting Your Credit Score Act — bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and cosponsored by Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23).

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Byram Black Lives Matter Rally Set for Saturday

A group of local residents will rally support of the Black community this weekend.

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Sparta Township Council Proclaims June LGBTQ Pride Month 2020

"The first order of business for the first public meeting of the Sparta Township Council since the COVID-19 shutdown was a proclamation declaring June LGBT Pride Month."

 

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Rep. Sherrill Applauds Senate Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act

Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) applauded the United States Senate today for passing the landmark Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), 73-25. The bipartisan legislation will permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address the nearly $12 billion maintenance backlog in our national parks and other land management agencies.

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Mayor Burrell receives Pride Award for making Vernon welcoming for LGBTQ+ people

“He walks the walk. He talks the talk,” said Simone Kraus, vice president of the TriVersity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity in presenting the award. Burrell, who also supports the Black Lives Matter movement, said, “Some of us aren’t free unless all of us are free.”

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