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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

26 May: Stanley, Haider & Timberlake Measure Implementing the “Electric School Bus Program” Clears Assembly

(TRENTON) – School buses travel about four billion miles each year, providing the safest transportation to and from school for…

26 May: Assembly Democrats Continue Fight for Food Security, Passing Bills to Bolster Critical Food Safety Nets

Measures to Ease Registration, Boost Outreach & Expand Nutrition Benefits A new report from the Food Research Action Center found…

26 May: Coughlin, Lampitt & Jasey “Working Class Families’ Anti-Hunger Act” Passes Assembly

Designed to expand student eligibility for free school meals, the General Assembly voted 75-3-1 on Thursday passing legislation putting New…

25 May: Speaker Coughlin Statement on Robb Elementary Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas

Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement Wednesday responding to the tragic events of May 24th, 2022…

25 May: McKnight on Governor’s Action to Seek Appointment of Receiver at Woodland Behavioral & Nursing Center

Following Governor Phil Murphy, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, and Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman’s announcement on the legal action the…

25 May: Speight Statement on Texas Elementary School Shooting

In response to the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Assemblywoman Shanique Speight, Chair of the Assembly Homeland Security and…


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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