By PolitickerNJ Staff | January 2nd, 2013 - 11:04am
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TRENTON – The Democratic State Committee has agreed to pay a $42,433 penalty to the state over a complaint to the Election Law Enforcement Commission involving in-kind contributions to the 2009 gubernatorial campaign of Jon Corzine.

In a consent order released today, ELEC reported the case involved “six expenditures totaling $227,120.64 as in-kind contributions in aid of the candidacy of gubernatorial candidate Jon S. Corzine in the 2009 general election, in a manner prohibited by the New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act.”

ELEC stated that in agreeing to this settlement, neither the committee nor its treasurer admit or deny the incidents violate the campaign reporting act.

The Commission said it imposed a joint penalty on the committee and the treasurer, and that the money already has been paid.

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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran

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