Prieto to Become Speaker on Jan. 14; Greenwald Remains Majority Leader
(TRENTON) — Assembly Speaker-Elect Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) and Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald (D-Camden) issued a multimedia package Thursday of a news conference they held following their unanimous selection by the Assembly Democratic Majority to be the leadership team for the upcoming 2014-2015 session.
Prieto will become the 215th Assembly Speaker and the second Cuban American to serve in the leadership post. The Secaucus resident will preside over the 80-member General Assembly. He succeeds Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex) who has served as Speaker since 2010.
Greenwald will continue to serve as the leader of the Assembly’s Democratic majority, a position he has held since 2012.
The multimedia package consists of a video of a news conference held by the new leadership team following their selection and audio of same.
The audio file is available upon request.