"Shirley Kersey Turner" is an American Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey New Jersey Senate/State Senate since 1998, where she represents the 15th Legislative District (New Jersey)/15th Legislative District.

Before entering state politics, Senator Turner served on the Mercer County, New Jersey/Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1983 to 1986, where she served as Freeholder Vice President. Before being elected to the State Senate, Turner served in New Jersey's lower house, the New Jersey General Assembly/General Assembly, from 1994 to 1998. In the 1997 general election, Turner defeated incumbent Republican Dick LaRossa, making him the only Republican Senator to lose his seat.

Turner was Senate President Pro Tempore, a position which she has held since 2004 to 2010. She serves in the Senate on the Education Committee (as Chair) and as a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committee.

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Unfortunately, it is unclear whether federal law would allow us to offer in-state rates to undocumented aliens. It would be unwise for us to move forward on this bill until the lawsuit against a similar bill in California is settled.

My son was not a pedophile. He'd be alive today.