VERONA, NJ - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy held a Town Hall meeting at the Verona Community Center on Thursday September 29th . Introduced by Former Verona Mayor and current Councilman Bob Manley, Murphy laid out his progressive agenda and vision for a better New Jersey. Teena Schwartz, Chairwoman of the Verona Democratic Committee was elated to see the standing-room only crowd. “Given the size of the crowd this evening, it is obvious that our party members have a desire to meet the candidates. It is our hope that these types of forums continue for this important election.”

Among the political dignitaries in attendance were: Former Governor Richard Codey, Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin, Mayors: Steven Fulop (Jersey City), Kevin Ryan (Verona), Sheena Collum (South Orange), Ray Kimble (Belleville), Michael Venezia (Belleville) and Former Verona Mayor Frank Sapienza.