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.

Sumter Joins Call for Sheriff's Saudino's Resignation

Assembly Majority Conference Leader Shavonda Sumter (D-Passaic/Bergen) released the following statement Friday regarding Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino:

"When you are one of the top law officers in the state and exhibit such racism, bigotry and hatred, the communities you serve can no longer place their full trust in you to do your job with fairness and unprejudiced.

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Sumter, Reynolds-Jackson, Rice Led Discussion on Racial Disparities in Pre-Natal Services and Infant Mortality in NJ

(TRENTON) - The Legislative Black Caucus recently convened a hearing to discuss the high rate of mortality of African American mothers and infants in New Jersey.

Led by Senator Ron Rice, chair of the caucus, and Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter and Verlina Reynolds Jackson, the roundtable discussion was held in the statehouse in Trenton. Among the invited guests were Mrs. Tammy Murphy, Commissioners, Carole Johnson and Shereef Elanahal of the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health, respectively.

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