Category: Corruption

Report details N.J. institutional corruption including guns as retirement gifts, paid time off for blood donations

TRENTON, N.J. – Institutionalized corruption continues to cost New Jersey taxpayers dearly. That’s the unspoken conclusion of a new report released Wednesday by the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation (SCI) focusing on waste and abuse in municipal government. – Read More

Congressman Chris Smith has raised $730K for his reelection bid

By Art Gallagher _ Congressman Chris Smith has raised $729,885 for his reelection bid in the 4th congressional district of New Jersey, according to a report at NewJerseyGlobe. Smith had $514,816 cash on hand as of December 31. – Smith has a Read More

Stepien organizes New Jersey conservative 527 group

TRENTON, N.J. – Bill Stepien continues to make moves and reassert himself as New Jersey’s top Republican operative. On Monday, the former Christie aide and White House political director announced that he filed paperwork for the brand new ‘Lead Right Read More

BRIDGEGATE FINALE: Christie attends Baroni and Kelly’s big day before SCOTUS

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A long-awaited oral argument was heard on Tuesday morning in the Bridgegate appeals of Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni. The parties submitted legal briefs in fall 2019 and, today, the justices had an opportunity to Read More

N.J. Attorney General charges five in “old-school” bribery case including former Assemblyman

TRENTON, N.J. – The incumbent Jersey City School Board and a former Assemblyman stand accused of accepting bribes according to a Thursday morning announcement from the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office. According to the AG press release… – “The five Read More

Bill advances prohibiting many N.J. local officials from driving government cars for private use

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill barring municipal officials from driving municipal vehicles for non-public reasons advanced through the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday. The legislation (S206) sponsored by state Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) mandates that any and Read More

“Moderate” N.J. House Democrats line up to accept cash raised by Murphy, Menendez

BRIDGEWATER TWP., N.J. – Most of them ran as “moderate,” centrist, or not-so-far-left Democrats in 2018. Since then? All but one has gotten behind impeachment and, on December 16th, they accept campaign cash raised by Governor Phil Murphy and U.S. Read More