(born March 27, 1960) is an American Democratic Party politician
, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly
since 1996, where he represents the 15th Legislative District
Early life and career
Gusciora received a B.A.
from The Catholic University of America
in Politics / International Relations and was awarded a J.D.
in 1988 from the Seton Hall University School of Law
. He was born in Passaic
, and is currently a resident of Princeton Borough
., Project Vote Smart
. Accessed August 10, 2007.
He challenged Congressman Chris Smith
in 2000, losing heavily in the solidly Republican 4th district
. In 2003, Gusciora lost a race for the Democratic
nomination for Mayor
of the Borough of Princeton
In the legislature
He has been the Deputy Majority Leader since 2008, and was the Assembly's Assistant Minority Leader from 1998-2001. Gusciora serves in the Assembly on the Environment and Solid Waste Committee (as Vice-Chair), the Appropriations Committee, the Judiciary Committee and the Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed August 10, 2007. He is a former Chairman of the Federal Relations Committee and a former Chairman of the Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Gusciora authored the “Paramount Safety” Law that changed the legal standard in child custody cases to protect the health and well being of the child when abuse has occurred.... Read More