New Jersey General Assembly
219th Legislative Session
“It’s an honor to serve the residents of the Garden State.” NJ Assembly Democrats
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Craig J. Coughlin
19th Legislative District
Majority   Leader
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Louis D. Greenwald
6th Legislative District
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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

05 May: Armato, Zwicker & Verrelli Bill to Create Grant Program for Colleges Offering Comprehensive Veterans Services Passes Assembly Committee

(TRENTON) – In 2009, New Jersey established the Troops to College Program to assist institutions of higher education in coordinating…

05 May: Burzichelli, Benson & Mosquera Bill Incentivizing Small Businesses to Create New Jobs Passes Assembly Committee

With the State attempting to recover many of the jobs that were lost last year as a result of the…

05 May: Quijano & Jasey Bill to Require Colleges to Take Action to Strengthen Diversity on Campuses Clears Assembly Committee

        (TRENTON) – Aiming to address decades of racial and ethnic disparities in higher education that contribute to further gaps in…

05 May: Assembly Panel Clears DeAngelo, Pintor Marin & Coughlin Bill to Permit County Colleges to Have Dorms on Campuses

(TRENTON) – None of New Jersey’s 18 community colleges offer residential housing to students, despite the convenience and flexibility on-campus…

05 May: Conaway & Quijano Bill Requiring Insurance Carriers to Cover Test Gauging Potential for Severe Chemotherapy Side Effects Passes Committee

In an effort to help predict the potential for severe reactions to chemotherapy, Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway and Annette Quijano…

05 May: Committee Passes Amendment to Permit Sports Wagering on Collegiate Athletic Competitions

(TRENTON) – Sports wagering has become wildly popular in New Jersey since it was approved in 2018, but certain collegiate…


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

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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