Assemblyman John Armato

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John Armato, a lifelong Buena Vista Township resident, joined the U.S. Air Force in 1967. As a veteran, firefighter, and leader in the fight against the heroin and opioid epidemic, John has been standing with Atlantic County families every step of the way. Following John’s service in the military, he worked as an HVAC mechanic in Atlantic City where he was a member of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 322, and has served the community as a Richland Volunteer Firefighter for the last 40 years.

In 2014, John was elected to Buena Vista Township Committee where he worked to expand services without raising taxes and served as chair of his local Municipal Drug Alliance, helping those struggling with heroin and opioid addictions. He was elected to the General Assembly in 2017 and will focus on helping those suffering from the opioid and heroin crisis, caring for our ailing veterans, and supporting local businesses and new employers.