Loretta Weinberg

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Tammy Murphy, Loretta Weinberg headlining Addiego fundraiser

First Lady Tammy Murphy and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg will headline a virtual “Celebrate Women” fundraiser for State Sen. Dawn Addiego (D-Evesham) on March 16. Addiego served in the legislature as a Republican from 2008 to 2019, when she switched parties. She is seeking office for the first time...
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Cardinale Tribute: Loretta Weinberg

Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg issued the following statement on the death of longtime State Senator Gerald Cardinale:. “I join with many others today in mourning the death of my long-time colleague, Senator Gerry Cardinale. While we disagreed on many issues, we found common interest and purpose when it came to serving the people and institutions of North Jersey and Bergen County, whether regarding infrastructure and mass transit, or supporting the preservation of New Bridge Landing, in which we worked together with a mutual respect for the history of Bergen County and the state of New Jersey.
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Trailblazer: Loretta Weinberg

Now in her 12th year, Loretta Weinberg is the longest serving Majority Leader of either house in New Jersey history. Weinberg was also the second woman nominated by the New Jersey Democratic Party to run for statewide office, and the first in 79 years. Her start in politics was much...
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Sen. Loretta Weinberg looks back on nearly 30 years in the Legislature

Earlier this week Senate Majority leader Loretta Weinberg announced that, after nearly 30 years of service in the Legislature, she will retire at the end of her term. The 85-year-old Democrat has been considered a keystone in Trenton politics — spending her career advancing progressive policies for women and minorities, speaking truth to power as she would often say.
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Here’s how Loretta Weinberg can become Governor

There is a path for Loretta Weinberg to serve as Governor of New Jersey. Here’s how it works: if Steve Sweeney resigns as Senate President on the final day of the legislative session, the Senate can replace him with Weinberg. Then Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver would...

Loretta Weinberg, ‘conscience of the Legislature,’ will not seek reelection

State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, a self-proclaimed “feisty Jewish grandmother” who pushed for same-sex marriage, open government reforms and helped expose a sexist culture in Trenton, said Wednesday she will retire when her term ends in 2022. The 85-year-old Bergen County Democrat, who has been a prominent progressive voice...
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NJ State Sen. Loretta Weinberg Announces Retirement

TRENTON, N.J. - While many New Jersey residents focused their attention on the impending impeachment process in Washington D.C. Wednesday, a pillar to State Legislature announced her retirement. NJ Senator Loretta Weinberg, who has served in the State legislature since 1992 will not seek re-election at the end of her...
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NJ Sen. Loretta Weinberg announces retirement after 28 years in Trenton

Sen. Loretta Weinberg, the self-described feisty Jewish grandmother who has served in the New Jersey Legislature since 1992, announced Wednesday that she will retire at the end of her term. Weinberg, 85, made the announcement during an occasionally emotional Zoom press conference Wednesday, in which she thanked dozens of her...
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Statements on the Retirement of Senator Loretta Weinberg

“This will be a profound loss for the Senate as an institution and for me personally. I have had the good fortune to have Loretta as my leadership partner for a decade. She made me a better Senate President. “Loretta Weinberg is the Lioness of the New Jersey Senate. She...