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.

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Agreement on $15/Hour Minimum Wage Legislation, Boosting Wages for Over One Million New Jersey Workers

(TRENTON)- Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced an agreement on legislation to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15/hour. The agreement is the result of months of deliberative and thorough negotiations between the Governor's Office, Senate, and General Assembly to institute a $15/hour minimum wage, raising wages for over one million workers and promoting broad-based economic growth.

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*** Thursday, January 17 Assembly Committees ***

Requiring Colleges to Test for Lead, Fighting Opioid Abuse on Campuses, Creating Used Motor Vehicle Licensing Act/ Consumer Bill of Rights & Legislation Addressing Concerns about Growing, Popular Trend--the Leasing of High-End Dog and Cat Breeds in NJ Top Thursday Agendas

Plus: Assembly Hearings to Discuss Civil Asset Forfeiture Report
& Review the Rollout of NJHIN

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Speaker Coughlin Statement on State of the State Address

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement in response to the Governorís State of the State address:

ďThe State Assembly shares the Governorís vision to continue the progress we made in 2018Ö"

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Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin Main Page