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 […]

CHAIRMAN CURRIE SUGGESTS GOV. CHRISTIE FOCUS ON NEW JERSEY, NOT FLORIDA

Statement of the Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, John Currie, concerning Governor Chris Christie’s decision to prioritize political travel to Florida over the needs of New Jersey.   CHAIRMAN CURRIE TO GOVERNOR CHRISTIE: NEW JERSEY DESERVES BETTER   Governor Ducking Out On State, Leaving Garden Staters With Mess He Created   (Trenton) […]

THE STATE OF THE STATE IS… EMBARRASSED.

  Governor Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal has thrust New Jersey into the national spotlight, bringing days of negative attention to the Garden State. So, as Christie gives his version of the state of New Jersey, we know the real state of the state: Embarrassed.   AS CHRIS CHRISTIE GIVES HIS SPEECH, WHAT IS THE STATE […]

JOHN CURRIE REELECTED AS PARTY CHAIR

After a challenging but successful election year in 2013, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee unanimously elected John Currie to a full two-year term as Chairman. Despite a strong top-of-ticket headwind, Democrats preserved legislative majorities with strong margins of support in both the State Senate and the State Assembly, while also winning seats at the […]

STATEMENT OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR JOHN CURRIE CONCERNING CHRIS CHRISTIE’S BRIDGEGATE PRESS CONFERENCE

New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie remains unimpressed by the Governor’s management of this crisis, not to mention his staff, and he looks forward to following the Bridgegate investigation into this important matter as it proceeds.   (Trenton) — Today, New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie issued the following statement in […]

STATE DEMOCRATIC CHAIR SAYS LOBIONDO, CHRISTIE ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM IN WASHINGTON

  As reckless Washington Republicans shut down the federal government and knowingly jeopardized relief for Superstorm Sandy survivors, Frank LoBiodo stood with them, voting multiple times to push the government to the brink no matter the consequences. He no longer seems to care about southern New Jersey. Next November, we should elect someone who does. […]

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