Archive for Tag: bribery

DiMaio proposes process to force Menendez to resign

TRENTON, N.J. – Despite mounting calls for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’ resignation following his indictment on federal corruption charges, the senator has not stepped down. Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio is planning to introduce a constitutional amendment that would force him, and any other indicted elected official, to be...

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Menendez should face more pressure from Democrats, DiMaio says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio called on Democrats to act on replacing Senator Robert Menendez after his federal indictment for bribery, fraud and extortion charges. “Democrats say Bob Menendez should step down, but what are they going to do to get him to step down?” DiMaio...

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Political candidates could soon be charged with bribery after bill passes Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill establishing that public servants who have yet to be sworn into office could be guilty of bribery, just like sitting politicians, cleared a legislative hurdle on Thursday when it passed both the Assembly and Senate unanimously. “Political candidates have been permitted to sell the...

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Candidates for public office could be charged with bribery under bill advanced in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Gregory McGuckin’s bill establishing that public servants who have yet to be elected or sworn in could still be guilty of bribery was advanced by the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Thursday. “Political candidates can sell the power of their future positions to...

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