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Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

When Fran Krugen’s late husband was first diagnosed with diabetes, his insulin cost about $35 a bottle.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.

Meet Tanya Gaddy, President of Local 2216 and recipient of AFSCME New Jersey's Everyday Heroes Award. Tanya is an RLS I who works at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains, NJ. Tanya treats every member like family. In fact, she cares for the members she represents so deeply that they often wonder how her heart even fits in her chest. Watch her story here: 

AFSCME President Lee Saunders praised the House of Representatives for passing the American Rescue Plan on Saturday and urged the Senate to follow suit as soon as possible.