While Governor Murphy Works Toward Universal Pre-K, Republican Jack Ciattarelli Wrongly Says We Can’t Afford It

Extreme GOP Candidate Refuses to Invest in NJ’s Children, State’s Future by Expanding Access to High-Quality Early Childhood Education  TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced a commitment today to further expand New Jersey’s public preschool programs with a goal of reaching universal access to essential early childhood education, but his Republican opponent has a […]

Eight Times Jack Ciattarelli Lied About Headlining a Trump “Stop the Steal” Rally

Extreme Republican Candidate Continues Desperate Attempts to Rewrite History TRENTON, NJ — Since headlining a Trump-supporting “Stop the Steal” rally with Confederate flags and white supremacists in November 2020, Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli has desperately tried to rewrite history. It’s no surprise that Ciattarelli has repeatedly lied about his involvement — extreme right-wing […]

Ciattarelli Raises Campaign Cash By Peddling Anti-Science Extremism to Anti-Vax, Anti-Mask Radical Fringe

Facebook Ads Spread Public Health Disinformation to Support Failing Campaign TRENTON, NJ — In a shocking, irresponsible act straight out of the Trump playbook, Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli is raising money for his campaign by running ads on Facebook undermining commonsense public health measures that keep New Jerseyans safe, schools open and the […]

Chairman’s Update: New Jersey remembers 9/11, Governor Murphy breaks ground on the New Jersey Wind Port, and more.

Democrat, Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a moment that none of us who lived through it will ever forget. 9/11 resulted in the deaths of 750 New Jerseyans and changed the course of our state and our country’s history. We will never forget the people who were lost, the lives that […]

Even After Ida’s Destruction, Ciattarelli Says Governor Murphy’s Clean Energy Plan Is “Too Much, Too Soon, Too Fast”

Extremist GOP Candidate Opposes Measures to Address Climate Change, Manage Extreme Weather Just Days After Ida Ravages New Jersey TRENTON, NJ — Just days after Tropical Storm Ida slammed New Jersey with record-breaking rainfall, devastating tornadoes and extreme flooding, Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli attacked Governor Murphy’s clean energy plan for doing too much […]

Chairman Jones Offers Condolences to NJDSC Executive Director on Passing of Her Father

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman LeRoy J. Jones, Jr., is releasing the following statement offering his condolences to NJDSC Executive Director Saily Avelenda on the death of her father, Avelino E. Avelenda, who passed away this week at the age of 86.  “On behalf of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee […]

FLASHBACK: Ciattarelli Called Conservative Supreme Court That Banned Abortion Trump’s “Greatest Legacy,” Pledged GOP Takeover of NJ’s Highest Court

GOP Candidates Comments Drawing Renewed Scrutiny After Texas Abortion Ban Takes Effect TRENTON, NJ — In the wake of the conservative majority on the Supreme Court’s failure to stop a blatantly unconstitutional abortion ban in Texas, Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli’s effusive praise of Donald Trump’s radical appointments to the nation’s highest court is […]

Chairman’s Update: New Jersey recovers from Tropical Storm Ida, Governor Murphy coordinates resources for residents and small businesses, and more

Democrat, This week New Jersey was hit with the remnants of Hurricane Ida, bringing unprecedented flooding to much of the state, as well as a tornado to Gloucester County, which caused significant damage to homes in the area. At this time, 25 casualties have been reported, with more residents still missing. On behalf of the […]

Chairman Jones, Vice Chair Schaffer Statement on SCOTUS’ Failure to Act on Texas Abortion Ban

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman LeRoy J. Jones, Jr., and Vice Chair Peg Schaffer are releasing the following statement reacting to the Supreme Court’s failure to act on the draconian abortion ban passed by the Texas legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott: “This ban on abortions in Texas […]

Chairman’s Update: Governor Murphy shows support for Afghan refugees, Ciattarelli flip-flops, and more!

Democrat, Before we get into our normal week in review, I would first like to offer my heartfelt prayers to the servicemembers killed this week in Afghanistan. These brave heroes put their lives on the line to help U.S. citizens and Afghan refugees exit the country and reach safety. Their sacrifice should never be forgotten.  […]


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