New Jersey General Assembly
219th Legislative Session
“It’s an honor to serve the residents of the Garden State.” NJ Assembly Democrats
Leadership
Speaker
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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
Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore
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Gordon M. Johnson
37th Legislative District
Deputy speaker
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John J. Burzichelli
3rd Legislative District
News

09 Apr: Assemblywoman Mosquera on Resignation of N.J. Corrections Ombudsman

(TRENTON) – In response to the news of Corrections Ombudsman Dan DiBenedetti’s forthcoming resignation after inquiries into the office’s handling of issues…

09 Apr: Moen, Verrelli & Reynolds-Jackson Bill Allowing County Boards of Elections to Determine Location of Certain Ballot Drop Boxes Now Law

To help ensure more equal distribution of ballot drop boxes throughout a municipality, a bill sponsored by Assembly Democrats Bill…

09 Apr: Lopez Statement on Resignation of Corrections Ombudsman Following Edna Mahan Hearing

(TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-Middlesex) released the following statement in response to the resignation of Corrections Ombudsman Dan DiBenedetti,…

09 Apr: Now Law: Mazzeo, Tully, Mejia & Greenwald Bill Appropriating Funds to Support Struggling Food & Beverage Establishments

With nearly 40 percent of New Jersey restaurants predicting they may have to close by June as a result of…

09 Apr: Assemblyman Johnson on the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility Hearing

(TRENTON) – On Thursday, the Assembly Judiciary Committee and the Assembly Women and Children Committee held a hearing in regards…

08 Apr: Mukherji & Mosquera Lead Joint Assembly Hearing on Abuse Allegations in Edna Mahan Correctional Facility

Recent allegations of physical assault by correctional officers at New Jersey’s Edna Mahan Correctional Facility has raised concerns about the…

Videos

24 Feb: Assembly Celebrates Black History Month

Assemblywomen Shanique Speight, Verlina Reynolds-Jackson and Angela McKnight addressed the General Assembly in today’s observance of Black History Month

24 Feb: C. Vivian Stringer Honored by General Assembly

Assemblyman Benjie WImberly and members of the Legislative Black Caucus honored Rutgers Women’s Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer for her…

24 Feb: Assembly Honors C. Vivian Stringer for Shaping American Athletics

Assemblyman Benjie WImberly and members of the Legislative Black Caucus honored Rutgers Women’s Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer for her…

Major Policies and Issues

Ending Hunger
in NJ

Over 1 million New Jersey residents are food insecure

Expanding
Family Leave

“The law will now help working families who need to take time off work to bond and care for a new child, or to care for a family member who is sick… to do so without jeopardizing their financial security.” Assemblywoman Annette Quijano

Raising the Minimum Wage

NJ Working Families:

“Together we did it.”

Speaker Craig Coughlin

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