Chaparro To Take Seat on Assembly Homeland Security, Law and Public Safety Committees

(TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro will join colleagues on two Assembly committees focused on issues pertaining to criminal justice and homeland security during the 217th legislative session.

Chaparro took the oath of office on January 12 to represent the 33rd Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly. She was among ten first-term Democrats to take their oaths at the start of the 217th Legislature.

“Annette’s many years of community and government experience will serve her well as she works with her colleagues on these two important committees,” said Speaker Prieto (D-Bergen, Hudson). “I look forward to her knowledge and expertise on critical state issues such as reducing gun violence and making New Jersey communities safer.”

Chaparro has been appointed to the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness and the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committees.

“Law and Public Safety and Homeland Security are two issues I am very interested in,” said Chaparro. “I am eager to work with my colleagues on legislation that will strengthen state law and increase public safety.”

Chaparro brings to the Assembly experiences from a lifelong career in public service. She currently works for the Clerk of the City of Hoboken. Chaparro has served as Division Head for Hoboken Taxi and Livery & Constitution Services.

She served as Board Secretary for the Hoboken Planning and Zoning Boards and on the Rent Control Board. Chaparro has worked on the campaigns of Former Hoboken Mayor David Roberts, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, and Former NJ Governor John Corzine.

“There are many resident concerns, especially in my district, I look forward to working on this session,” Chapparro (D-Hudson). “Issues pertaining to homeland security and law and public safety, protecting residents are among them.”

The 33rd District covers Hoboken, Jersey City, Union City, and Weehawken.