Senate President Stephen Sweeney
Deputy Speaker John Burzichelli
Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro

Biographies

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney

Senator Stephen Sweeney has served as President of the New Jersey Senate for five years. 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 infrastructure to the state’s economy, he has been a leader on renewing funding for the Transportation Trust Fund…Read More

 

 



Assembly Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli

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John J. Burzichelli, a lifelong resident of New Jersey, grew up in Paulsboro, Gloucester County, where he currently resides. Mr. Burzichelli served as Mayor of Paulsboro from 1996 to 2011 and began his legislative career in January of 2002, serving as State Assemblyman. Assemblyman Burzichelli is currently an Assembly Deputy Speaker.

Burzichelli is managing partner of Hill Studio and Scenic in Paulsboro 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.

Currently, Deputy Speaker Burzichelli serves as the Chair to the Assembly Appropriations Committee and as Vice-Chair to the Assembly Budget Committee. He also serves on the Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee, Legislative Services Commission and the Joint Budget Oversight Committee…Read More

 


Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro

A.TaliaferroheadshotAssemblyman Adam J. Taliaferro was sworn into office in January of 2015 and represents the 3rd Legislative District in Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties.

The Assemblyman serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Education committees, where he has taken an active interest in protecting New Jersey farmers and expanding access to quality education.

Taliaferro is employed with Bristol Myers Squibb and resides in Woolwich Township with his wife and son…Read More

District Offices

Gloucester County
Kingsway Commons
935 Kings Highway, Suite 400
West Deptford, NJ 08086
Phone: (856) 251-9801
Fax: (856) 251-9752


Salem/Cumberland Counties

The Finlaw Building
199 East Broadway, Suite G
Salem, NJ 08079
Phone: (856) 339-0808
Fax: (856) 339-9626


The Bridgeton Library Satellite Office
1st Tuesday of the month
3 pm - 5 pm
150 East Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856-455-1011


Constituent Corner – Property Tax Reimbursement Program Deadline

The Property Tax Reimbursement Program (PTR), also known as the “Senior Freeze,” is administered by the New Jersey Division of Taxation. The deadline for filing a 2016 PTR Program application is June 1, 2017.
The Property Tax Reimbursement Program reimburses qualified New Jersey residents who are disabled or senior citizens for property tax increases on their homes. Residents applying for the program must be 65 years of age or older as of December 31, 2015, or if under 65 years old, were receiving Federal Social Security Disability benefits on or before December 31, 2015 and on or before December 31, 2016.
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