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Speaker Coughlin: ‘An Exciting New Day for New Jersey’

Congratulates Gov. Murphy & Lt. Gov. Oliver on Inaugurations

(TRENTON) – New Jersey General Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) on Tuesday released the following statement on the inaugurations of Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver:

“This is an exciting new day for New Jersey. I congratulate Gov. Murphy and, of course, my former colleague, Lt. Gov. Oliver. I look forward to working with them to accomplish great things for the people of New Jersey.
“As Gov. Murphy acknowledged, hard work lies ahead, and as I’ve also made clear, the Assembly is ready to do hard things, stand up for middle-class families and boost our economy.
“This is a day to celebrate – but with Gov. Murphy and Lt. Gov. Oliver on board, the hard work also begins in full. I look forward to better days ahead for New Jersey.”