Tag: campaign finance

Judge: Belmar’s new pay to pay ordinance, “Matt’s Law” is not law

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Freehold-Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Katie Gummer ruled Wednesday that the new pay to pay ordinance in Belmar, dubbed “Matt’s Law” in honor of Mayor Matt Doherty who the measure would  immediately benefit, is not Read More

House Ethics Committee Will Take More Time to Probe Andrews

We’ve been wondering whether the House Ethics Committee would delve deeper into Rep. Rob Andrews’s alleged misuses of campaign finance cash. Today, we kinda/sorta got an answer. The House Ethics Committee says it needs more time to gather facts, but Read More

UPDATE: Kyrillos Camp Joins Menendez Campaign Finance Brouhaha

The plot continues to thicken tonight in New Jersey’s 2012 U.S. Senate contest. Kyrillos for U.S. Senate campaign manager Chapin Fey released the following statement this evening following the guilty plea of Democrat fundraiser, Joseph Bigica, who admitted breaking campaign finance Read More

Top Menendez Donor Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Fraud, Tax Evasion

Is it just me or does it seem like friends of Senator Menendez have a tough time keeping their hands clean lately . . . Today Joseph Bigica, an insurance broker based in Franklin Lakes, NJ plead guilty to allegations Read More

Gallagher: The Folly of Campaign Finance Laws

Cross-Posted at MoreMonmouthMusings.net Over the holiday weekend Politickernj and The Star Ledger  caught up with the good work that MMM contributor Harold Kane did last September in shedding light on political spending in Middlesex County. Like Kane, Politikernj and The Star Ledger framed their articles as Read More

Save the Drama for Your Mama, Morris County Republicans!

A razor thin victory margin. Improper campaign contributions. Allegations of the court system “stealing” an election. And Indian voters casting ballots in Gujarati? The good citizens of Morris County, New Jersey aren’t used to this much election drama. It’s a predictably Read More