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
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
News

10 Jan: Speaker Coughlin Statement on State of the State Address

Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s State of the State address…

04 Jan: Now Law: Benson, Lampitt & Jasey Measure to Promote Information Literacy

Aiming to empower students in New Jersey by giving them the tools necessary to engage with and evaluate information, legislation…

03 Jan: Statement from Speaker Coughlin on Monthly Minimum SNAP Benefit Rising to $50 in New Jersey

Statement from Speaker Coughlin on Monthly Minimum SNAP Benefit Rising to $50 in New Jersey:   “For many months, folks…

03 Jan: Statement from Speaker Coughlin on New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase Effective Jan. 1

Statement from Speaker Coughlin on New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase Effective Jan. 1:  “As we usher in the New Year,…

15 Dec: McKnight Statement on U.S. Senate Republicans Blocking the CROWN Act

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) issued the following statement Thursday in response to U.S. Senate Republicans blocking the passage of the…

12 Dec: Greenwald Statement on Legislation Combating Healthcare Staffing Shortages

Three Bills to Bolster Healthcare Workforce Clear Assembly Higher Education Committee Across the country and in New Jersey, the healthcare…

Videos

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…

24 Feb: Pinkin on 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment Ratification

A concurrent resolution to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and authorize the Secretary of State to establish…

Major Policies and Issues

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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