Former state Senate Majority Leader Bernard Kenny of Hoboken is in the legal corner of Jersey City mayoral candidate Steve Fulop.
"It's the firm," said Kenny, a principal at Florio and Kenny.
That's significant because Kenny was chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO), the chief political backer of JC Mayor Jerry Healy.
Kenny served as HCDO chairman prior to Healy.
The firm bears other ties to Hudson organizational politics.
A counsel at Florio and Kenny, Christopher Patella serves as legal advisor to sitting HCDO Chairman Mark Smith, the mayor of Bayonne.
Democratic Party sources say the party organization has not positioned the successor to state Sen. Donald Norcross (D-5), who's running to succeed U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews (D-1) - but there are at least two names circulating as possible choices.Read More >
Bergen County Freeholder forum mostly convivial, but at times confrontational TEANECK - The Bergen County freeholder forum on Tuesday night was a relatively collegial affair until the final two minutes on the 90-minute event. Republican freeholder candidate Robert Avery, flanked by fellow GOP freeholder candidate Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh, referred to...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
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