LD3 - Senator Steve Sweeney, and Assemblymen Adam Taliaferro and Steve Burzichelli

District 2: Alloway, Bridgeton, Carneys Point, Clayton, Deerfield, East Greenwich, Elk, Elmer, Elsinboro, Franklin (Gloucester), Glassboro, Greenwich (Gloucester), Logan, Lower Alloways Creek, Mannington, National Park, Newfield, Oldmans, Paulsboro, Penns Grove, Pennsville, Pilesgrove, Pittsgrove, Quinton, Salem, South Harrison, Swedesboro, Upper Deerfield, Upper Pittsgrove, West Deptford, Woodbury Heights, Woodstown, Woolwich


Senator Steve Sweeney
Senator Steve Sweeney has served  as President of the New Jersey Senate since 2010. He has been a leader on the most important state issues, passing laws to increase the minimum wage, allowing Paid Family Leave, establishing marriage equality, setting a two-percent cap on annual property tax increases, and promoting equal educational opportunity through the Dream Act.

Senator Sweeney has fought to create jobs and economic opportunity for everyone. He sponsored bills to provide economic incentives for job creation, to create new jobs and job training for the unemployed, and to restore tax cuts for the working poor.

Recognizing the importance of transportation infrastruSweeney.pngcture to the state’s economy, he was a leader on renewing funding for the Transportation Trust Fund.

Leading the effort to bring every school district to 100 percent full funding, Senator Sweeney has proposed a widely-praised plan to give every child a chance to reach their fullest potential. He continues to work to make college more affordable and reduce college debt for New Jersey’s students and middle-class families.

Senator Sweeney has taken a leading role in promoting property tax relief and making government operate more effectively and more efficiently. He also helped build schools for special needs children, established parks for children with disabilities, and sponsored and created a statewide registry of offenders who abused individuals with developmental disabilities.

Senator Sweeney has represented the Third Legislative District since 2002.

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John Burzichelli

Burzichellild3.pngJohn J. Burzichelli, a lifelong resident of New Jersey, grew up in Paulsboro,

Gloucester County where he still lives today. John served as Mayor of Paulsboro from 1996 to 2011 and began his legislative career in January of 2002, serving as state Assemblyman.

Burzichelli is presently an Assembly Deputy Speaker for the New Jersey General Assembly and serves as Chair to the Assembly Appropriations Committee and as Vice-Chair to the Assembly Budget Committee. In 2007, Deputy Speaker Burzichelli was named to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee and in 2010, he was appointed as a permanent member of the New Jersey Red Tape Review Commission, which continues its ongoing review of New Jersey’s regulatory system.

In Paulsboro, Burzichelli is managing partner of Hill Studio and Scenic which provides studio services and special effects to the motion picture, video and still photography industry.
He is one of the founding members of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Paulsboro, and a former President of the Greater Paulsboro Chamber of Commerce.

Throughout his career, Deputy Speaker Burzichelli has received numerous awards for his legislative service including honors from the New Jersey Alliance for Action, the Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce and most recently by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

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Adam Taliaferro
TaliaferroLd3.pngAssemblyman Adam Taliaferro has represented the 3rd Legislative District since 2015. Currently, Taliaferro serves as Vice Chair of the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee where he works to protect New Jersey farmers by promoting Jersey Fresh products and growth opportunities for the agricultural industry.

Taliaferro also serves on the Assembly Education Committee where he’s expanded quality education and protected the rights of students.

Taliaferro lives in Woolwich Township with his wife and son, and works at Bristol Myers Squibb. He is the founding board member of the Adam Taliaferro Foundation, which provides emotional, financial and educational support to student-athletes who suffer catastrophic head or spinal injuries.

Adam was a Penn State University football player who suffered a spinal-cord injury after tackling an opponent head first during his freshman year. He was told that he had only a small chance of ever walking again due to the injury, but was able to overcome his paralysis and walked out of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in just four months.

He graduated from Penn State, on time in 2005, and is a 2008 graduate of Rutgers School of Law – Camden. In 2011, he was elected to the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Taliaferro has received many awards, including the 2009 Philadelphia Sports Writers Humanitarian Award and Bank of America’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Award. He was also the honorary chairman for the 2002 Special Olympics Summer Games.

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