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Ruiz Statement on Governor-elect Murphy’s AG Selection


TRENTON – Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) issued the following statement on the announcement by Governor-elect Phil Murphy that he will nominate Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal to serve as the next New Jersey Attorney General:

“I am pleased that Governor-elect Murphy has selected Gurbir Grewal to serve as attorney general, and I am so proud that New Jersey has the opportunity to make history with this nomination. Diversity is one of our state’s greatest attributes, and having individuals with diverse backgrounds in public service only strengthens government and its ability to meet the needs of residents.

“This selection should be celebrated not only for its history-making potential, but also because Mr. Grewal is an extremely qualified candidate whose knowledge and experience make him a phenomenal choice for the position.”