Category: Corruption

Assemblyman seeks investigation of Murphy Administration’s budget tactics

DePhillips says Murphy’s office may’ve coordinated with outside groups to lobby his e-mail box TRENTON, N.J. — Did the Murphy Administration use state resources to coordinate with the New Jersey Democratic State Committee and special interest groups? All with the Read More

Did a GOP House candidate offer his primary rivals jobs to drop out?

TOTOWA, N.J. — It’s a loaded charge, Save Jerseyans. On Friday afternoon, Antony Ghee (one of five Republican candidates in next Tuesday’s NJ-11 primary) held a late-in-the-day telephone presser and shocked journalists by directly accusing Republican primary rival Peter de Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More

N.J. Senator: No safeguards in place to prevent illegal alien voter registration

TRENTON, N.J. — Renewed, contemporaneous pushes to (1) implement automatic voter registration at MVC locations and (2) give drivers licenses to illegal immigrants has at least one New Jersey legislator questioning whether there are any safeguards in place to prevent voter Read More

N.J. Judge: No More Police Escorts for Private Uses in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. — The free ride is over at least for awhile, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, Essex County Superior Court Judge Dennis Carey ordered a one-year prohibition on the City of Newark affording police escorts for private uses. The city and Mayor Read More

N.J. Republicans hope to help ethically-challenged Bob Menendez drag down his ticket

LINWOOD, N.J. — NJ-02 Republican candidate Hirsh Singh is the front runner in the primary to replace fellow Republican Frank LoBiondo who’s retiring in Congress this year. His presumptive Democrat opponent is Jeff Van Drew. But it’s not Van Drew, an incumbent state Read More

BREAKING: Menendez ‘Severely’ Admonished By U.S. Senate’s Select Committee On Ethics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bob Menendez may have escaped criminal consequences for his shady behavior concerning a former donor and friend, but on Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee On Ethics issued a formal admonition. “The Committee has determined that this Read More

BRIDGEGATE: Attorneys for Kelly, Baroni press clients’ cases in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni received 18 months and 2 years, respectively, for their roles in the infamous Bridgegate scandal that crippled then-Governor Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations. On Tuesday, the pair returned to federal court (this time Read More