Archive for Tag: Election Law Enforcement Commission

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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Munoz bill allowing political candidates and elected officials to use campaign contributions for childcare goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The cost of childcare is a large expense for many who would like to run for public office but can’t afford the expenses. The Assembly moved to eliminate that barrier by passing a bill (S698) sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz that would allow candidates and incumbents...

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