Welcome to my Virtual District Office!
This page has been created to make it easier for you to learn how my office can be your advocate in Trenton and to get answers to some common questions about state government. In addition, you can visit the Web page of your town from the links below. You also can click to send me and my staff an e-mail. Whether you have a problem that needs to be solved or just want to send your opinion on a pressing state issue, my office is at your service.
As we move forward, this page will be updated and expanded, so please visit often.
Quijano Questions State Settlement with Exxon MobilAssemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) issued the following statement Friday on reports that the Christie administration has agreed to a $250 million settlementwith Exxon Mobil for decades-worth of damage done to sensitive environmental areas after the state originally sought $8.9 billion in compensation:
"This figure seems extremely low given the initial damages sought, as well as the irreparable harm that has been done to our environment over the years.
Quijano Urges Washington to Put Aside Politics to Avert Homeland Security ShutdownAssembly Homeland Security Committee Chair Annette Quijano (D-Union) on Wednesday called on elected leaders in Washington to put politics aside and forge a budget compromise to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.
"In the face of mounting threats around the world, we cannot let politics get in the way of protecting our country to the fullest. The fact that anyone in Washington would even entertain the thought of using Homeland Security funding as a political football is dumbfounding.