Author: Erica Jedynak

ERICA JEDYNAK is director of employment initiatives at Americans for Prosperity. She is also a New Jersey activist, passionate about women's leadership and empowerment. As a social change entrepreneur, she leads national and state-level policy reform initiatives.

Free Market Friendly Ways to Increase Healthcare Access in Response to COVID-19 | Jedynak

By Erica Jedynak _ In light of COVID-19’s impact on New Jersey, it is critical that policymakers continue to take steps to ensure timely access to affordable health care. Governor Murphy and lawmakers can respond to the concerns of New Read More

Licensing reform by the states will lift Americans from poverty | Jedynak

Originally published in The Hill By Erica Jedynak _ Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump don’t have much in common, but even they agree that occupational licensing laws do the American people more harm than good. In 2015, the Obama administration released a set of best Read More

Save Jersey’s 2020 Right Women to Watch List

By Erica L. Jedynak _ It is no secret that New Jersey has its public policy and electoral challenges. There are countless accomplished women on the right, often unrecognized, who are diligently working to transform our state for the better Read More

The PRO Act Is Anti-worker

By Erica Jedynak – For the past several decades, we’ve seen workers across the nation see more choice, thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision reaffirming First Amendment rights and passage of right-to-work laws in 27 states. These developments protect Read More

The Right 40 Women to Watch in 2019

By Erica Jedynak _ New Jersey needs a dose of freedom and these women are up to the task. While some of these accomplished professionals are out-in-front in the media, many are behind-the-scenes and unrecognized for their contributions within the Read More

Innocent people vulnerable to civil forfeitures | Huffman & Jedynak

By Jason Huffman and Erica Jedynak Credit to original publication: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/daily_mail_opinion/commentary/jason-huffman-and-erica-jedynak-innocent-people-vulnerable-to-civil/article_7f5d6aec-777d-53a3-a720-9bdd7445b1ce.html _ In June, Dimitrios Patlias and Tonya Smith headed to a Jefferson County casino with more than $10,000 in cash and 78 gift and rewards cards. They returned to their home Read More

OPEN LETTER: Say “No” to Trenton’s $75 million Hollywood handout

Note: This letter was originally directed to Chairman Paul Sarlo and and the other members of the N.J. Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee. _ Dear Chairman Sarlo and Members of the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee: On behalf of 3.2 Read More

Op-Ed: Federal sugar subsidies a bitter pill for New Jersey to swallow

By Erica Jedynak _ Washington is at it again. Without regard for small businesses and local economies, the federal government continues to prop up yet another distorted market, this time punishing local food manufacturers trying to compete on a level Read More