Contacting Legislators about Important Topics

A list of local and federal representatives are at the bottom of this page.


New Jersey Catholic Conference’s Faith in Action Page – Notify Legislators about Important Topics.

This link gets updated periodically by New Jersey Catholic Conference

https://njcatholic.org/faith-in-action


COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act – April 2021

Call for advocacy: On April 22nd, the U.S. Senate voted favorably for S. 937, the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act,” https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/117/s937 . It now goes to the U.S. House for a vote. Please consider contacting your Representative Mikie Sherrill (if you resided in 11th District) and ask her to vote for S.937. For: Bloomfield (part, north of Belleville Ave.), Nutley, Montclair (part). Her contact information: https://sherrill.house.gov or phone (973) 526-5668 or 202-225-5034. Or 10th District: Rep. Donald M. Payne, For: Bloomfield (part, south of Belleville Ave.), Glen Ridge, Montclair (part). His contact information: https://payne.house.gov or phone: (202) 225-3436 or (973) 645-3213.

Please write, email or call to preserve the Hyde Amendment – February 2021 –Federal

The Hyde Amendment is a legislative provision barring the use of federal funds to pay for abortion except to save the life of the woman, or if the pregnancy arises from incest or rape. Before the Hyde Amendment took effect in 1980, an estimated 300,000 abortions were performed annually using taxpayer funds.   Please contact your federal legislators to express your support for making the Hyde Amendment permanent or use the form letter linked below. Federal Legislators are at the bottom of this page.


NJ Reproductive Freedom Act – October 2020State

NJ Catholic Bishops Statement on Reproductive Freedom Act 2020

State Legislators are at the bottom of this page.


Federal Legislators Representing Local Areas

Senator Menendez

https://www.menendez.senate.gov/contact/email

Senator Booker

https://www.booker.senate.gov/contact/write-to-cory

Congresswoman Sherrill (Bloomfield, Nutley)

https://sherrill.house.gov/contact/email-me

Congressman Pascrell (Clifton)

https://pascrell.house.gov/contact/

Congressman Payne  (Glen Rock, Montclair)
https://payne.house.gov/contact


State Legislators Representing Local Areas

Bloomfield, Nutley and Glen Ridge (District 28)
https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/DistrictLegislators.asp?District=28

Clifton and Montclair (District 34)
https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/DistrictLegislators.asp?District=34

For other municipalities go to
https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/districts/municipalities.asp