Corruption


BRIDGEGATE: Baroni Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

“This is a sad day for state of NJ… [w]hat occurred in September 2013 was an outrageous abuse of power,” the federal judge sentencing former State Senator Bill Baroni said earlier today upon sentencing him to two years in prison. Baroni, who served as deputy executive director of the Port Authority at the time of […]

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POLL: What Should the Court Do With Baroni and Kelly?

Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly are in court tomorrow (Wednesday 3/29) for sentencing hearings, Save Jerseyans, and as we told you yesterday, the State is requesting three years in jail for the pair’s Bridgegate-related crimes. The defense is seeking probation. The sentence is likely to be controversial either way. Let’s see what YOU think…. — […]

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Prosecutors Want 3 Years in Prison for Baroni, Kelly

Prosecutors will seek three (3) years in prison for Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly at their Wednesday sentencing hearing, Save Jerseyans. “Time and time again, Baroni and Kelly displayed a shocking disregard for the public safety risks that the traffic caused,” the Bridgegate prosecution reportedly argued in its filings, for crimes which the state […]

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REPORT: FBI Takes Its Gilmore Probe to the Ocean County Board of Elections

Wednesday was a tense day at the Ocean County Board of Elections office in Toms River, Save Jerseyans, when the FBI showed up armed with a subpoena seeking records relating to NJGOP powerbroker George Gilmore. Politico has the full story. The investigation into Gilmore’s political empire reportedly began as a tax investigation. Gilmore is an attorney by trade […]

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SCOTUS Isn’t Coming to Bob Menendez’s Rescue

Bob Menendez‘s upcoming vote on the Gorsuch nomination is no longer relevant, Save Jerseyans. Back in December, Menendez’s lawyers filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that his pending federal bribery charges infringe upon legislative activity protected by the United States Constitution’s “Speech-Or-Debate” Clause. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated, without comment, that it won’t […]

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Voter ID’s Suppression of Minority Turnout Not Proven, Study Says

A new study by professors from Yale, Stanford, and the University of Pennsylvania, challenges the notion that voter ID laws disproportionately affect minorities. “For a perfect example of the term alternate facts, look no further,” @LCChurchwell says. The new study finds “no definitive relationship” between tough laws requiring voters to present identification and a dropoff […]


Nor’easter Postpones Bridgegate Defendants’ Sentencing

William Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly were scheduled for a sentencing hearing today, Save Jerseyans. Nature had other plans. The hearing has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 29, 2017; Baroni will go at 10:30 a.m. and Kelly’s will follow at Noon. Both former Christie World figures were convicted of multiple charges back on November 4th; […]

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Paterson mayor, DPW heads charged with public corruption

TRENTON — Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors are facing public corruption charges, authorities said. State Attorney General Christopher Porrino has scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference in Totowa to detail the claims against the mayor and city workers. The announcement did not specify the behavior leading to the charges, but […]


REPORT: A.G. Holding Tuesday Paterson Presser On Joey Torres’s Case

PRESSER COMES ONE DAY AFTER FEDS SUBPOENA RECORDS RELATED TO POWER REPUBLICAN’S PATERSON TIES __ Here we go again, Save Jerseyans…. News outlets including ABC 7 out of New York are reporting that the N.J. Attorney General’s office will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday; the alleged topic is a corruption investigation into […]

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MEET THE DEMOCRATS: Senator Under Indictment for Selling Favors Wants Trump Investigated?

You couldn’t make this stuff up if you tried, Save Jerseyans. Not a chance. The insincerity of Democrat protestations concerning Jeff Sessions and the Russian Ambassador should be obvious to even causal observers (especially given the fact that a large number of them ALSO met with him), but if it’s not, all you need to do […]

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