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Senator Kevin O’Toole (R- Essex), a member of the Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the unprecedented rejection of the nomination of Frederic Knapp for Morris County prosecutor:
Today’s actions by Senate Democrats, suspending Senate rules to reject a perfectly well-qualified nominee without any debate and without so much as a hearing, are to be expected from a third-world dictatorship, not the New Jersey Senate. Their actions are an affront to the state constitution and the oath which we have all sworn to uphold.
TRENTON - It was tough, that 12th District Democratic Primary pitting three well-known legislators against one another.Read More >
Winners and Losers: Week of September 15th WINNERS Chris Christie NBC News reported Thursday evening that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has determined after a nine-month investigation that there is 'no evidence" so far that the governor had advance knowledge about any politically motivated scheme around the bridge lane closures...
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 >
"In many ways, Fulop has embraced McGreevey’s granular-level approach to retail politics, racing around the state to raise money for congressional candidates in South Jersey one night, showing up at a Morris County Democratic Party function the next. His administration has also awarded legal work to Weiner Lesniak, the Parsippany-based firm run by state Sen. Ray Lesniak, the Union County Democratic Party power broker." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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