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Contact: Timothy White | Published On: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Governor Murphy Names Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti as Chief of Staff

Gov. Phil Murphy announced this week he has chosen his longtime top transportation official as his new chief of staff.

State Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti will become third person to hold the job under Murphy, replacing outgoing chief of staff George Helmy, who is departing at the end of the month after four and a half years.

Gutierrez-Scaccetti, 64, an original member of the Democratic governor’s cabinet, will take over Monday, Oct. 2. She will continue to serve as transportation commissioner until January, Murphy’s office said.

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