Assemblyman Jay Webber started his service in the New Jersey Legislature for the residents of the 26th Legislative District in January 2008. He serves on the Budget and Labor Committees.
Jay was raised in Clifton in Passaic County and attended St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale and later The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
After college, Jay served as a Budget Staffer and District Director for former Congressman William Martini from 1995 to 1997. After leaving Congressman Martini’s office, Jay was a staff member at the Manhattan Institute, a free-market think tank in New York City.
From 1997 to 2000, Jay attended Harvard Law School, where he met his wife Johanna, who is also a member of Harvard Law School’s Class of 2000.
As an attorney, Jay represented taxpayers and the Republican Party three times in legal actions against New Jersey Governors to stop their unconstitutional borrowing and spending schemes. Each of those actions resulted in victories for New Jersey taxpayers. Jay currently practices law in Morristown, New Jersey.
Jay is the founder and host of New Jersey Reagan Day, an annual tribute to the life and leadership of President Reagan, and is a member of the Executive Board of the New Jersey Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society.
Jay and Johanna live with their five children in Morris Plains, where Jay is a Trustee in St. Virgil’s Parish and a member of the Morris Plains Republican County Committee.
Chief of Staff: Tom Weisert, Sr.
Legislative Aide: Jack Grimes
760 Route 10 West
Whippany, NJ 07981
Phone: (973) 884-6190