TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s next governor and the current governor are set to discuss the transfer of power.
Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy will meet with Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday to talk about the Jan. 16 transition.
Before that, Murphy and his wife will attend a mass honoring law enforcement at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
Murphy has picked an adviser to former Gov. John Corzine to head his transition.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- Trump rejects aid for states, Postal Service
- Most Americans won't be able to get a coronavirus vaccine until well into 2021
- ‘A smoking gun’: Infectious coronavirus retrieved from hospital air
- Federal agents tear gas Oregon protesters blocking buses with ICE detainees inside
- Absentee ballot vs. vote-by-mail? A guide to election terms
Thirty-seven-year-old Jose Lozano is chief of staff at Hackensack Meridian Health.
Lozano was a policy adviser before Corzine was elected governor in 2005 and served as the Democrat’s director of operations. He also worked in Homeland Security and Environmental Protection under President Barack Obama’s administration.
Murphy, like Corzine, was a former executive at the Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs.