Senate President Steve Sweeney issued a statement on the death of Assemblyman Jerry Green:
“This is a terrible loss for Union County, the State of New Jersey, the people Jerry served and for me personally. He was a man who made a real difference as a tireless advocate for those most in need and whose work will have a lasting impact on the lives of so many. Jerry Green was a valued colleague who was respected by everyone who knew of his life of accomplishments and admired by all who knew him for the man he was. Jerry was a true friend to me and to so many others. I will forever value our friendship.
I want to extend my heartfelt sympathies to Jerry’s wife Wanda and the Green family at this difficult time. We all share in your loss.”