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.
Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
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By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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