Tag: Corruption

15 Democrats co-sponsor bill to ban hiring corrupt officials (after Murphy hires one)

TRENTON, N.J. — A face saving gesture? A proverbial smack in the face to Governor Phil Murphy? Or a little of both? On Thursday, Republican Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-39) of Bergen County secured half of the legislature to support A4584, Read More

HUH? N.J. Democrat House candidate stands by Menendez at anti-corruption rally

EVESHAM, N.J. — Democrat Andy Kim, challenger to Tom MacArthur in NJ-03 this November, held an anti-corruption rally on Monday alongside a group opposed to Citizens United and the influence of so-called ‘dark money’ in U.S. politics. Kim’s hypocrisy on the Read More

NJGOP Chairman: Democrat leadership’s “comfort with corruption is frightening”

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Democrat leaders including Murphy, Menendez, and Booker are converging as we speak in Atlantic City to trash Republicans and promote their radical agenda. But tax burdens and NJ Transit woes, while angering, are not what so many Read More

Schepisi cries foul, vows law change after Murphy hires ex-official who took bribes

TRENTON, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s decision to hire a former Passaic councilman convicted (and imprisoned) for bribery is raising eyebrows and has one Bergen County legislator speaking out. “I believe in second chances, but not when it comes to Read More

Clinton will campaign for Menendez, her old buddy and cash-for-favors collaborator.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez and Hillary Clinton go “way back” as the expression goes, Save Jerseyans. They served together in Congress. Then he was national co-chair of Clinton’s failed 2008 primary campaign. “Bob and I have worked side-by-side to Read More

Anti-Menendez Super PAC drops first TV spot, and it’s brutal

TRENTON, NJ – Integrity NJ had at least $2 million in its coffers as of July, all earmarked to help take down Democrat U.S. Senator Bob Menendez. On Thursday, the independent expenditure committee dropped its first television ad, “Firsts,” which runs Read More

“Bob Menendez may have avoided prison, but he disgraced New Jersey”

UNION CITY, N.J. – Bob Menendez launched his 2018 U.S. Senate re-election campaign on Wednesday at an event which seemed almost surreal in light of the career Democrat politician’s narrow escape from prison thanks to a November 2017 mistrial declaration. Menendez’s Read More

NJGOP Chairman attacks “embarrassing” Menendez after friend and donor’s criminal sentencing

By The Staff _ After U.S. Senator Bob Menendez’s friend and donor Salomon Melgen was sentenced to 17 years in prison on Thursday, N.J. GOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt took a hard verbal crack at the senior Democrat in a strongly Read More

Menendez’s buddy Melgen gets 17 years in prison

By The Staff _ Dr. Salomon Melgen of Florida, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez’s former co-defendant in a federal corruption indictment, got hammered with a lengthy 17-year sentence on Thursday in addition to $42.6 million in Medicare restitution. Melgen and Menendez are Read More