Regional Recovery Task Force Co-Chairs Sherrill and King Introduce Legislation to Protect Americans from COVID-19 Scam Calls

Washington, DC -- Regional Recovery Task Force Co-Chairs Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Peter King (NY-02) led the introduction of the COVID-19 Stop Calling Americans Maliciously (SCAM) Act (H.R. 7299). The legislation will empower the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to better address scam calls by giving them the authority to seek civil penalties against those carrying out COVID-19 related calls or texting scams. According to the FTC, COVID-19 scam calls have resulted in over $49 million in losses across the country, with a median loss of $450 per person.

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Sussex Freeholders to Mark LGBTQ Pride

More positive progress here in Sussex County! The SCDC is pleased to see this step being taken in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

 

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First Lady Tammy Murphy to Continue Serving New Jersey’s COVID-19 Volunteer Effort

First Lady Tammy Murphy today announced her plans to continue serving New Jersey’s COVID-19 volunteer effort. The First Lady will travel throughout New Jersey to provide support and highlight critical non-profits in communities across the state

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Sparta March Promotes Social Equality for All

"The March for Black Lives, a peaceful rally organized by Sparta High School students Rachel Young and Olivia Finkeldie, was attended by several hundred who listened to speakers talk about their experiences with racism."

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Sussex Dems to Participate in Walk to Save Lives

The Sussex County Democratic Committee will once again join The Center for Prevention and Counseling to help bring awareness to an epidemic that has effected us all on some level.  Our participation and donations will help provide resources to family, friends, and neighbors in need.  

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Governor Murphy Announces Support for Key Environmental Justice Legislation

Standing alongside Senator Troy Singleton, Assemblyman John McKeon, and environmental advocates Kim Gaddy, Dr. Nicky Sheats, and Dr. Ana Baptiste, Governor Phil Murphy today announced his support for key environmental justice legislation for overburdened communities.

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