CHAIRMAN CURRIE STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S MONMOUTH TOWN HALL

  New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chair John Currie reacted to Governor Christie’s twice-rescheduled town hall meeting in Monmouth County, where he appeared to deny responsibility for all of his administration’s shortcomings, calling the performance “astonishing”. “Despite being accused of using federal monies to create a political slush fund, the governor continues to blame others, […]

CHAIR CURRIE: GOV.’S PRIORITIES ARE SERIOUSLY OUT OF WHACK

Today, New Jersey Democrats are questioning Governor Chris Christie’s priorities after he postponed – for the second time – his first town hall meeting with New Jersey residents in months and confirmed plans to leave the state (after a long weekend in Puerto Rico) to attend a big money fundraiser for national Republicans in New […]

CHAIRMAN CURRIE’S STATEMENT ON CONGRESSMAN RUSH HOLT’S DECISION TO NOT SEEK REELECTION

  Regarding Rush Holt’s decision to not seek reelection in 2014, NJDSC Chairman John Currie applauded the Congressman’s efforts to secure investments in education, research, and infrastructure, noting, “Congressman Rush Holt has been a truly inspiring public servant, and it is sad to lose someone so dedicated to his constituents and renowned for his intellect.” […]

EDUCATION COMMISSIONER IS NO DUMMY, SAYS CURRIE

With the announcement today that New Jersey Education Commissioner Chris Cerf is stepping down to rejoin the private sector, New Jersey Democrats are hoping Governor Chris Christie will recognize this latest resignation as a teachable moment.   EDUCATION COMMISSIONER IS NO DUMMY, SAYS CURRIE Resignation of Another Administration Official Suggests Sinking Ship of State   […]

CHRISTIE IS TAKING UP RESIDENCE IN A STATE OF DENIAL

Just hours after Governor Christie committed to not let anything get in the way of doing his job as Governor of New Jersey, news reports indicate he will spend much of the next three weeks conducting personal and political travel outside of New Jersey. In response to this hypocrisy, John Currie, Chairman of the New […]

CHAIRMAN CURRIE STATEMENT ON CONGRESSMAN ROB ANDREWS’ RESIGNATION ANNOUNCEMENT

John Currie, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, reacted to Congressman Rob Andrews’ announcement that he plans to resign later this month by saying, “Congressman Andrews’ presence in Washington, fighting on behalf of the people of the first congressional district, will be missed.”   CHAIRMAN CURRIE STATEMENT ON CONGRESSMAN ROB ANDREWS’ RESIGNATION ANNOUNCEMENT […]

STATE DEMOCRATIC CHAIR ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFFERS

Today, John Currie, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC), announced two new staff members to lead the party organization into the 2014 election campaign cycle. Chris James was selected as the new NJDSC Executive Director while Jennifer Holdsworth was hired as Political Director.   STATE DEMOCRATIC CHAIR ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFFERS Currie […]

RAISE THE WAGE FOR PANYNJ SUBCONTRACTORS, SAYS CURRIE

Today, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee John Currie urged New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to raise the minimum wage to at least $10.10 for those New Jersey employees federally-subcontracted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as Governor Andrew Cuomo has done for these workers at JFK and LaGuardia […]

DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN JOHN CURRIE ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF LGBT CAUCUS

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee announced the official formation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, which is being incorporated into party organization.   (Trenton) – Today, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee announced the official formation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus, which is being incorporated into party […]

DEM CHAIR JOHN CURRIE’S STATEMENT ON CHRISTIE’S SECOND INAUGURAL

  “By the governor’s own account, his administration has acted in a manner that was both unacceptable and disrespectful. It is for this reason that Chris Christie is entering his second term under a cloud of suspicion. As he takes the oath of office, Chris Christie would be wise to focus on the harm that […]

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