Though his colleagues in the Assembly have called on him to resign amid allegations that he stole money from lenders and wrote millions in bad checks, Assemblyman Bob Schroeder was in the house today for the annual State of the State address.
Schroeder was indicted on charges of issuing bad checks, misconduct by a corporate official and theft by deception. Last month, Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick called for Schroeder's resignation, saying he can no longer serve his constituents.
But even as candidates line up to challenge for his District 39 seat, Schroeder was on hand for the annual address.
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"It sounds like Councilman Baraka is talking about regionalization similar to what happened to the Camden Police Department. Clearly, if you regionalize, there is going to be a layoff of Newark workers. We cant afford to have more cops laid off right now. During Mr. Baraka's time on the council, the city laid off about 170 cops, when has led to our streets being much more dangerous than they need to be." - Newark Mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries, the former state Assistant Attorney General, referring to the disbandment of the South Jersey police force.- PolitickerNJ.com
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