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The EDA has finalized more than $2.4 billion in financing assistance, business incentives and tax credits that have led to the creation of an estimated 37,500 permanent jobs and 42,500 construction jobs, Corzine said.
Trenton Corruption targeted Jersey, said the state should have an elected comptroller, who would be the creation of an estimated 37,500 permanent jobs its effect on clean-energy efforts. treasury spokesman tom at Republican hearing elected in a different year than the and 42,500 con- Vincz said the money was used for governor. Meanwhile, Franklin town- struction jobs, a “one-time purpose in an extraordi- The Republican Policy Committee ship Mayor Brian D. Levine said mu- Corzine said. nary budget year.” “Getting the heard proposals from a mayor and a nicipalities are given too much room Indepen- Lyle K. Rawlings, president electorate to former police officer, among others, to pick redevelopment projects, so dent candidate of Advanced Solar Products, in in its second hearing on public cor- that an official’s “friend can get a nice Chris Daggett Hopewell, said it wasn’t productive register its ruption, held last week. plum project, complete with eminent gained some to fight with treasury on the matter, disapproval of the Douglas Wicks, of the basking domain.” – Andrew Kitchenman ground in one Chris Christie but he expressed disappointment campaign’s conduct Ridge section of bernards, said New poll and trailed in another as the with the move. immediately Jersey needs a version of the federal False Claims act, in which those Candidates battle campaigns for Christie and Corzine target each other. “We see it as a violation of the purpose of the fund,” Rawlings said, after Labor Day who identify fraud can financially over economic plans a poll by Public Policy Polling adding that the bPU was established is truly an benefit from it. of North Carolina found Christie had to maintain separate funding from Wicks also said officials should as Chris Christie maintained a lead in 44 points, Corzine had 35 points and treasury, and that officials assured accomplishment.” only be able to receive campaign do- more polls last week, both major-party Daggett 13. a Monmouth University/ clean-energy advocates that the fund nations from people eligible to vote for candidates focused on the economy. Gannett New Jersey poll listed Christie wouldn’t be used for another reason. them, not corporations and unions. Christie, the Republican chal- up 47 to 39 over Corzine, while Daggett Vincz said the fund, which still Pollster Patrick Mur- Rich Rivera, a former West New lenger, linked his plans for the econ- lagged at 5 percent. – Andrew Kitchenman has $460 million, won’t be impeded in ray, of the Monmouth York police officer, said he lost his job omy to increased funding for higher reaching its goals. He said the state’s University Polling Insti- after he exposed corruption. He said authorities fail to pursue corruption education, while attacking Gov. Jon S. Corzine’s record on the economy. $30M fund transfer budget shortfall is unprecedented.
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