Tag: marcellus jackson

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

Probe demanded after Murphy hires ex-official jailed after taking bribes

TRENTON, N.J. — How does a former local official jailed after taking bribes end up after release in state government? Earning a handsome salary? Former Passaic City Councilman Marcellus Jackson plead guilty to attempted extortion following a state-wide sting operation — “Operation Read More

REPORT: Murphy just hired an ex-councilman who did jail time for bribery

TRENTON, N.J. — Crime apparently pays, and pretty well, at least in the administration of Governor Phil Murphy, Save Jerseyans. On Monday night, Politico New Jersey‘s Matt Friedman reported that former Democrat Passaic City Council member Marcellus Jackson has landed a $70,000 position Read More