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.
Wimberly: Let's protect our children's futuresAssemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (D-Passaic) had the following published recently in the Herald News:
"Armoni [Sexton] was the latest of three children mercilessly gunned down in Paterson over the last nine months. Their promising futures cut devastatingly short by stray bullets.
"The threat of violence looms over neighborhoods, forcing residents to live under siege. It is a burden urban communities have carried for far too long. For the families shattered by gun violence, the burden is even greater.
"To mend New Jersey's communities, some solutions are blatantly obvious. Funding education more than just efficiently but sufficiently is certainly a good place to begin. Give educators the funding they need to engage students and prepare them for college or work..."
Wimberly Questions Lack of Hurricane Irene Relief Spending in Passaic CountyAssemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Passaic/Bergen) released the following statement after questioning the acting Department of Community Affairs commissioner about problems with Hurricane Irene relief funding at Wednesday's Assembly Budget Committee hearing:
"I'm deeply troubled to hear that much of the Irene money for Passaic County apparently still hasn't been spent nearly four years after the storm. I was even more troubled when I could get no clear answer from the Christie administration as to why the money hasn't been spent. And this is with the state receiving close to $780,000 to administer the money..."