Tag: Pay-to-Play

Clinton Foundation FBI probe likely to yield indictments: report

Fox News reported Wednesday night that the FBI’s Clinton Foundation probe has produced an “avalanche of evidence” likely to result in indictments. Bret Baier, based on two sources, said in a tweet that “barring obstruction they’d likely continue 2 push Read More

Ex-Birdsall exec gets 3 years in $1M pay-to-play scheme

TRENTON — A former executive at what was once among the state’s most politically connected engineering firms was sentenced to state prison Friday for his role in a scheme to skirt New Jersey’s campaign contribution laws. Thomas Rospos, 64, the Read More

Monmouth Democrat candidate accused of bowing to outside interests

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Even after a Superior Court Judge upheld a pay-to-play ordinance under assault by Monmouth County Democrat Matt Doherty and allies last month, Save Jerseyans, Doherty’s freeholder campaign continues to make its own rules. The numbers are Read More

UPDATE: Petition filed to repeal “Matt’s Law”; Belmar’s loosened pay to play ordinance

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The Committee of Petitioners to repeal Belmar’s recently passed Ethics Ordinance that would allow Borough elected officials seeking higher office to accept campaign contributions from town vendors, developers, professionals and liquor licensees and accept anonymous Read More

Belmar Residents Seek To Repeal Loosened Ethics Laws

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Belmar- A committee of Independent and Democrat Belmar voters is gathering signatures to repeal the recently passed Pay-to-Play/Ethics Ordinance that allows Belmar elected officials running for higher office outside of Belmar to accept campaign contributions from Borough 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

Wisniewski Proves “Gall” Often More Potent Than “Truth” in Politics

Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) is ballsy if nothing else, Save Jerseyans. Need proof? Max Pizarro listened in on yesterday’s media conference call with the Democrat’s State Party Chairman and walked away with plenty. According to Max, the Wiz did what any 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