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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Shavonda E. Sumter
35th 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

20 Nov: Burzichelli, Mosquera, Pinkin & Quijano Bill to Expand Health Benefits for Volunteer First Responders Clears Assembly Panel

Volunteer firefighters and emergency responders would be eligible to receive health insurance coverage through a municipality’s “small employer” plan under…

20 Nov: Lopez, Mejia & Chaparro Bill to Create NJ Puerto Rico Commission Advances in Assembly

Legislation (A-4188) to establish a New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission in the Department of State was approved Monday by the…

19 Nov: McKeon, Downey Bill to Ban Use of ‘Gay or Trans Panic’ Criminal Defense in NJ Courts Clears Committee

If Enacted, NJ Would Become 8th State to Issue Ban on Common Legal Strategy in Related Murder Cases Joining other…

19 Nov: Benson, Tully, Swain & Jones Measure To Require Safety Personnel on School Buses Approved by Assembly Panel

  Continuing to ensure the school bus rider safety, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Daniel Benson, Chris Tully, Lisa Swain…

19 Nov: Murphy on “Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act” Approved in Committee

Bill to Help Identify Students Eligible for Meal Programs, Destigmatize Debt Seeking to combat hunger among New Jersey students and…

18 Nov: Speaker Coughlin on Senate Select Committee

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlessex) issued the following statement regarding the Senate Select Committee on Economic Growth Strategies: “I want…

Videos

18 Nov: Lampitt on Bill Package to Continue Combating Child Hunger

Following recent controversy surrounding student lunch and other unpaid meal debt, a legislative package, sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt,…

14 Nov: Reynolds Jackson on Expanding NJ Earned Income Tax Credit

Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson joined Senator Joseph Lagana to announce the introduction of legislation to expand the New Jersey earned…

14 Nov: Sumter, Timberlake & Reynolds Jackson on Reparations Task Force

Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter, Verlina Reynolds Jackson and Britnee Timberlake along with the Legislative Black Caucus introduce legislation which would establish…

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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