Bhalla taps Caulfield from Booker’s office to run constituent affairs in Hoboken

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Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla has tapped Caroline Caulfield, an aide for U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), to run the city’s new office of constituent affairs.By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Caulfield, a fourth-generation Hobokenite, joins City Hall from Senator Cory Booker’s Newark office, where she served in the area of constituent relations and correspondence.

“Caroline’s stellar professional qualifications and strong family ties to Hoboken make her the perfect choice to head the city’s new Constituent Affairs office,” Bhalla said in a statement.

“She has a love and knowledge of Hoboken that is key in helping address the needs and concerns of residents.

Caulfield, a fourth-generation Hoboken who has focused on constituent relations and correspondence, carries on a family legacy of public service to Hoboken” both her grandfather and great-grandfather worked for the city.

“I feel so blessed to have been given the opportunity to continue this legacy of service/ I have tremendous pride in being from Hoboken, and I believe City Hall has an obligation to make our city more responsive to the needs of residents,” she said.

“I look forward to serving all of the city’s residents, paying close attention to the needs of our lower-income residents and those who have been impacted by our city’s rapid growth.”

Prior to working for Booker, Caulfield interned for the New York City Department of Education and canvassed for the Human Rights Campaign. Caulfield earned her B.A. in Political Studies and Human Rights from Bard College.

Her first day at City Hall will be on Tuesday, May 29.

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  1. When looking for political patronage jobs it doesn’t hurt to be the child of a mega real-estate developer who has the funds to be generous with their campaign contributions.

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