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January 10, 2022

BettyLou DeCroce’s Letter of Gratitude

As we embrace the New Year with new beginnings, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the people of the 26th Legislative District for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your state representative for the past ten years. Serving as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly, a seat once held by my late-husband Alex DeCroce, has been the honor of my life.
December 20, 2021

DeCroce bill increasing annual payments to disabled war veterans passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill to increase annual payments to blind and other wartime-service disabled veterans unanimously passed the full Assembly on Monday. Under […]
December 7, 2021

Pearl Harbor: Ordinary Americans Doing Extraordinary Things

Eighty years ago, today more than 2,300 American servicemen and 54 civilians died. Another 1,178   were wounded and millions of dollars of military equipment were destroyed, […]
November 24, 2021

Wishing You A Meaningful Thanksgiving

For the second year in a row, we are celebrating Thanksgiving Day with the pall of a viral pandemic hanging over us. The pandemic has refocused […]
November 12, 2021

DeCroce bill tackling Medicaid costs, prescription prices signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Pharmacy benefit managers working within the Medicaid program are required to disclose certain financial information to the N.J. Department of Human Services under […]
November 10, 2021


Veterans Day, – November 11, 2021 In times of relative peace, it is easy for us to forget our U.S. Military veterans and the sacrifices they […]

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About Assemblywoman Decroce

Assemblywoman DeCroce has extensive governmental experience spanning the local, county and state levels – Councilwoman in Mine Hill; Municipal Clerk and Deputy Township Manager in Roxbury; First Chair-Woman of Morris County Joint Insurance Fund; Deputy Commissioner of the NJ Department of Community Affairs.

In addition to her public sector experience, Assemblywoman DeCroce brings a small business perspective to the Legislature as President and Owner of ERA Gallo & DeCroce Realtors, a real estate firm in Morris County for over forty-six years.  She is also President of ABL Holding Company, LLC, a home construction company.

DeCroce was honored as one of the 50 Best Women in Business by NJBIZ and was a NJ Monthly Magazine finalist for Leading Woman Entrepreneur and Business Owner. She was also chosen to participate in The Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business Administration.

She has received numerous legislative awards, including the NJ Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Legislator of the Year; Defender of the Taxpayer; Guardian of the Family; MC Chamber of Commerce Public Leadership Award; Conservative Achievement Award; Boy Scouts of America Good Scout Award; Displaced Homemakers Network Outstanding Service Award; African American Chamber of Commerce Women Who Empower Award and Guardian of Small Business Award.

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