Welcome to my Virtual District Office!
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Watson Coleman & Tucker Bill to Honor Historic Black Sorority Clears Senate PanelAssembly approved legislation Assembly Democrats Bonnie Watson Coleman and Cleopatra G. Tucker sponsored to authorize special license plates honoring Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
"As a proud member of AKA, I am pleased that we have this opportunity to recognize a sisterhood committed to service and academic excellence," said Watson Coleman (D-Mercer/Hunterdon)...
Caride, Watson Coleman, Burzichelli, Eustace, Wilson & Riley Bill Package to Protect & Celebrate New Jersey's Natural Habitats Released by Assembly PanelA six-bill legislative package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Marlene Caride, Bonnie Watson Coleman, John Burzichelli, Tim Eustace, Gilbert "Whip" Wilson and Celeste Riley to protect and commemorate animals and plants that are native to New Jersey was released Monday by the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
The first bill (A-2913), sponsored by Caride and Watson Coleman, designates the Black Swallowtail butterfly as the official State Butterfly of New Jersey. This large, black, yellow and blue butterfly is indigenous to New Jersey and can be found in each of the state's 21 counties.
"Many states across the country have designated an official state butterfly, but New Jersey, despite its great wealth of indigenous butterflies, has never made such a designation," said Caride (D-Bergen/Passaic). "New Jersey is often associated with our urban landscapes, but there is plenty of natural beauty that is unique to New Jersey that should be acknowledged and celebrated."