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Green Sworn In as Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey General Assembly on Monday swore in Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Middlesex/Somerset/Union) as Speaker Pro Tempore for the 216th Legislature.

Green was sworn in during the Assembly’s reorganization at the Trenton War Memorial.

“It is an honor to be selected by the Assembly to once again serve as Speaker Pro Tempore,” said Green. “I look forward to working with the Speaker Prieto and Majority Leader Greenwald as we embark on a new legislative session, and vow to continue to build on the successes of the previous year and bring forth meaningful legislation to benefit residents of the 22nd District and all of New Jersey.”

Green, of Plainfield, was first elected to the Assembly in 1991, and has served as Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore since 2008. Green represents the 22nd Legislative District, which includes Dunellen and Middlesex in Middlesex County; Green Brook and North Plainfield in Somerset County; and Clark, Fanwood, Linden, Plainfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains and Winfield in Union County.