TRENTON NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Julien Xavier Neals to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a vote of 66-33. “With today’s confirmation of Julien Neals as the first federal judge confirmed during the Biden Administration, our nation is taking a historic step forward in elevating a highly qualified nominee to our judiciary,” said Governor Murphy. “Throughout his career, Julien Neals has exemplified sound judgment and a commitment to the rule of law, and I know he’ll continue his record of distinguished service as a federal judge.
Bergen County, NJPosted byNewsOne
In a final vote of 66-63, the Senate confirmed Julien Xavier Neals on Tuesday, securing his transition to a judicial position in the federal courts. Neals, 56, currently serves as County Counsel and Acting County Administrator for Bergen County, New Jersey, and was the first judicial nominee of President Joe Biden’s administration. With the vote passage Neals will preside on the bench of the U.S. District Court of New Jersey for the rest of his lifetime.
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06/07/2021By unanimous consent agreement, debate 6/8/2021. 06/07/2021Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66 - 28. Record Vote Number: 219. 06/07/2021Considered by Senate. 05/28/2021By unanimous consent agreement, debate 6/7/2021. 05/28/2021By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum required under Rule XXII waived. 05/28/2021Cloture motion presented in Senate. 05/28/2021Motion to proceed to executive...