Press Releases

August 12, 2022

Rep. Watson Coleman Votes for Historic Inflation Reduction Act to Lower New Jerseyans' Costs

Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a comprehensive budget reconciliation package that will create jobs, fight climate change, and cut kitchen-table costs for working families. Already passed by the Senate, the bill now heads to the President’s desk.   “Among other things, the Inflation Reduction Act will relieve the pain of rising prices, hold corporations and billionaires accountable, and make our nation’…  Continue Reading

August 05, 2022

Rep. Watson Coleman Secures $500,000 in Funding For Trenton Artwalk

Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) visited Artworks, a community nonprofit in Trenton, NJ that promotes artistic diversity by fostering creativity, learning, and appreciation of the arts through exhibitions, workshops and other events. As part of the fiscal year 2022 federal government funding bill, the Congresswoman secured $500,000 for Artworks for the Artwalk project for lighting and murals along a pedestrian and bicycle passage between the Trenton Transit Center and downtown …  Continue Reading

July 29, 2022

Watson Coleman Votes to Reinstate Assault Weapons Ban to Prevent Gun Violence for Safer Communities

Today, Rep. Watson Coleman voted for historic legislation that will reinstate the assault weapons ban, a key action to ensure safer communities for New Jerseyans by preventing gun violence and keeping weapons of war off our streets. “Today, House Democrats took a bold step in the fight to end the gun violence epidemic by reinstating the assault weapons ban,” said Watson Coleman.  “From Buffalo, New York to Uvalde, Texas, children and families should never feel unsafe in t…  Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

Building A "Black Women Best" Legislative Agenda

June 22, 2022

Bonnie Watson Coleman on the Importance and Meaning of Juneteenth

June 08, 2022

Maximizing Summer Break: COVID-19 Bereaved Children and Schools