Chairman’s Update: Gun Safety 3.0, Biden’s Executive Order, a spotlight on Rep. Pascrell, and more!

Democrat, I am deeply saddened to have to be writing to you again in the midst of another national tragedy in which we’ve seen innocent civilians, this time children, gunned down in another preventable mass shooting. Studies keep telling us that stronger gun laws mean fewer gun deaths, but despite this common sense knowledge, the […]

NJ Dems Condemn GOP Obstruction on Gun Violence in Wake of Another Mass Shooting

For Immediate Release: 5/25/22 Contact: Phil Swibinski, (201) 978-8651 NJ Dems Condemn GOP Obstruction on Gun Violence in Wake of Another Mass Shooting Chairman Jones: ‘When will Enough by Enough for Republicans to Act?’ TRENTON, NJ – In the wake of yet another mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas that left at least […]

Chairman’s Update: Gov. Murphy Addresses Formula Shortage, a spotlight on Rep. Bonnie Coleman, and more!

Democrat, I want to begin with another reminder that the Primary Election is June 7th. In New Jersey, you do not have to wait for election day to vote. You have the option to vote by mail or vote early – and we are encouraging everyone to vote as soon as they can!  Click here […]

Van Drew Votes NO on House Bill to Address Baby Formula Crisis

For Immediate Release: 5/19/22 Contact: Phil Swibinski, (201) 978-8651 Van Drew Votes NO on House Bill to Address Baby Formula Crisis Republican Congressman Continues to Fail NJ Families TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is releasing the following statement after Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew voted against the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations […]

Chairman’s Update: Expanding Repro Rights in NJ, a spotlight on Rep. Frank Pallone, and more!

Democrat, This week we continued to deal with the fallout and potential repercussions of a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade. After the failure by Republicans in the  U.S. Senate to join Democrats in their bid to codify abortion rights into law on Wednesday, we feel strongly and urgently about the need to […]

Chairman’s Update: Democrats Fight Back On Abortion Attack, Senator Booker Reintroduces RAISE Act, & more!

Democrat,   Earlier this week we were all sent reeling when we learned just how close we are to Republicans’ decades-long scheme to overturn Roe v Wade becoming reality. Let’s be blunt, an attack on abortion rights is an attack on people’s health care and human rights. Full stop. Read mine and Vice-Chair Peg Schaffer’s […]

Turn your Anger into Action

Democrats,  We have anticipated a moment like this since Trump rushed three appointees onto the Supreme Court bench within four years, all of them rubber stamped by the Republican members of the Senate. Overturning Roe v. Wade would be unprecedented, but it would not be unexpected. This type of attack on women’s autonomy has been […]

Chairman Jones, Vice-Chair Schaffer Release Statement on Report of SCOTUS Overturning Roe v. Wade

Jones & Schaffer: This Assault on Women’s Rights Cannot Be Allowed to Stand TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman LeRoy J. Jones, Jr., and Vice-Chair Peg Schaffer are releasing the following joint statement following reports that the Supreme Court will vote to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, eliminating abortion rights […]

Chairman’s Update: Gov. Murphy Brings Irish Business to NJ, a spotlight on Rep. Andy Kim, and more!

Democrat, Congratulations to the workers in Hopewell Township that, with a unanimous vote, became the first unionized Starbucks store in New Jersey. I hope Starbucks swiftly recognizes these workers’ right to be represented fairly. The Democratic Party is #UnionStrong! On April 27, we recognized International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a solemn day when we honor the […]

Chairman’s Update: Governor Murphy’s fight against gun violence, a spotlight on Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., and more!

Democrat, Our push to make New Jersey one of the first four Presidential primary states is continuing to make headlines. I spoke to CBS News this week to share why New Jersey’s racial, economic and geographic diversity makes it the perfect proving ground for our candidates. You can read more here about the latest developments.  […]

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