Katz will Represent the 8th Legislative District
(TRENTON) – Andrea Katz received the oath of office from Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin on Tuesday to become a member of the New Jersey General Assembly. She now represents the 8th Legislative District in Burlington County.
“By turning a historically Republican seat Democrat, Andrea has strengthened our ability to pass legislation that will benefit New Jerseyan,” said Speaker Coughlin (D-Middlesex). “Andrea is joining a large and talented group of individuals ready to focus on issues that affect residents statewide, including food security, education, and affordability. Andrea is no stranger in the halls of the State House after making a name for herself fighting for a fairer school funding formula.”
Katz is the communications director of the Fair Funding Action Committee, a bipartisan grassroots group that advocates for increased school funding.
“I have faced hardships during my life that have shown me first-hand the need for affordable healthcare, good public schools for our children, job opportunities, and smart public policy to address our affordability crisis. Burlington and Atlantic County families deserve nothing less,” said Assemblywoman Katz (D-Burlington). “As a mother with experience in public policy advocacy, I know that meaningful change is possible. I look forward to bringing new ideas and fresh approaches to the state Assembly.”
Katz lives in Chesterfield Township with her husband, Jonathan, and their three children. She volunteers with the Chesterfield Parent Teacher Association and the Chesterfield Public Education Fund. She studied Fine Arts at Bucks County Community College.