Speaker Coughlin Statement on Governor’s Intent to Name Platkin to NJ Attorney General

Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement in response to Governor Murphy planning to name Matt Platkin as New Jersey’s next Attorney General on Thursday:

“I had the opportunity to work closely with Matt in his role as the Governor’s Chief Counsel. He is a smart, talented, and dedicated attorney – all qualities that will provide for strong leadership of the Attorney General’s Office. A good partner, I will look forward to working with Matt to move New Jersey forward and commend Governor Murphy for his nomination.”