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Craig J. Coughlin
19th Legislative District
Majority Leader
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Louis D. Greenwald
6th Legislative District

Majority Conference Leader

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Annette Quijano
20th Legislative District
Budget Chair
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Eliana Pintor Marin
29th Legislative District
Speaker Pro Tempore
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Benjie E. Wimberly
35th Legislative District
Policy Chair
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Gary S. Schaer
36th Legislative District
Majority Whip
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Carol Murphy
7th Legislative District
Constituent Outreach Chair
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Verlina Reynolds-Jackson
15th Legislative District
Appropriations Chair
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Lisa Swain
38th Legislative District

29 Nov: Greenwald, Conaway, Stanley Sponsored Bill Signed Into Law Mandating Seizure First-Aid Information for Employers

Legislation designed to foster safer and more inclusive work environments, sponsored by Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald, was recently…

22 Nov: Assemblywoman Reynolds-Jackson Receives Recognition from National Women’s Organization

Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson received a 2023 Elected Women of Excellence Award from the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) on…

20 Nov: Assembly Panel Approves Lampitt, Jasey & Swain Bill Prohibiting Credit Transfer Limits for Education Programs

Legislation aims to address persistent teacher shortages throughout New Jersey As New Jersey schools continue to grapple with the effects…

20 Nov: Jasey, Carter & Reynolds-Jackson Bill to Make Summer TAG Permanent Clears Assembly Committee

Aiming to ease the financial burden of securing a college education, and following a successful pilot during the summer 2023…

09 Nov: Speaker Coughlin Secures Historic Fourth Term, Announces Assembly Democrats Senior Leadership Team for 221st Session

Members of the Assembly Democratic Caucus convened in Trenton today to welcome 20 new members and select the Senior Leadership…

26 Oct: Scutari and Coughlin Welcome Governor’s Veto of Toll Increase

Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin issued the following joint statement praising Governor Murphy for blocking the…


30 Nov: Speaker Craig J. Coughlin testifying in support of bill A5166, which would expand family leave

“No one in New Jersey should have to decide between caring for an ill family member and maintaining their employment….

27 Oct: The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) : NJ Laws Addressing Auto Theft

Assembly Democrats are committed to keeping our families and communities secure. Recent legislation strengthens the criminal penalties associated with auto…

25 Oct: Defending New Jersey’s Concealed Carry Law

We’re taking on the NRA in court today as we defend New Jersey’s concealed carry law. Our goal is to…

16 Oct: Upholding and Expanding Reproductive Freedoms in New Jersey

New Jersey remains steadfast in our commitment to upholding the reproductive freedoms that are currently under attack in various parts…

Major Policies and Issues


Over the past legislative session, the caucus has worked to address the most pressing issues facing our school communities. From keeping students safe to ensuring our schools have the faculty, staff, and funding needed to deliver a top-notch education.


First and foremost, we are committed to ensuring that access to reproductive health care services remains legal, safe and accessible here in New Jersey.


Our goal is to continue leading the nation on fair and robust common-sense gun safety laws. We took decisive action and established a framework to keep dangerous weapons out of places like hospitals, daycare centers, and places where alcohol is being served.

Combating Food Insecurity

With over 1 million residents struggling to put food on the table – an issue exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic – the Assembly will continue to address food insecurity on behalf of NJ families. 

Making NJ More Affordable

“Life in New Jersey is expensive, and we need to figure out how to make it more affordable again.” – Speaker Craig J. Coughlin

Supporting Small Businesses

Small businesses are the backbone of our communities. Bolstering their resiliency and promoting their success after recent economic hardships will be an ongoing priority for the Assembly Democrats.


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