(born September 25, 1956, Salem, Massachusetts
) is an American Democratic Party politician
, who serves in the New Jersey General Assembly
where he represents the 4th Legislative District
, having taken office on January 10, 2006. Moriarty was elected to the Assembly on November 8, 2005, filling the seat of fellow Democrat Robert J. Smith II
, who did not run for re-election and had held the seat in the Assembly since 2000.
In the Assembly, Moriarty serves on the Consumer Affairs Committee (Chair), the Education Committee and the Law and Public Safety Committee., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed March 14, 2008.
He was Mayor of Washington Township, Gloucester County, from 2004-2008.
Running on a platform of open government, property tax
relief, and the elimination of waste and inefficiency, Moriarty was elected Mayor of Washington Township
, representing 25% of the voters in the 4th district, with overwhelming, bipartisan
support. He garnered 60% of the vote in a hotly contested four-way race.
Moriarty worked as an investigative journalist at KYW
-3 for 17 years protecting consumer rights and investigating unscrupulous or unethical businesses. Before KYW-CBS 3, Moriarty was a news producer at WCAU
Moriarty's has earned over 30 Emmy Awards
, honors from the National Press Association, the Associated Press
and the Radio-Television News Directors Association
. He was a member of American Federation of Television and Radio......