First Lady Tammy Murphy’s Child Care Announcement and New Nurture NJ Initiative

Posted on January 23, 2020

Your voice continues to make a difference! Today, Maternal Health Awareness Day, First Lady Tammy Murphy and NJ Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced the Murphy Administration will reduce co-payments for parents who receive state assistance paying for child care by 50 percent, saving New Jersey families $23 million per year. Read their news release. 

In addition, the First Lady announced a strategic partnership between the administration, the Nicholson Foundation and the Community Health Acceleration Partnership, aimed at reducing NJ’s maternal mortality rate by 50 percent and eliminating racial disparities in birth outcomes. Read more.

Thank you for raising your voices for children.