NJ Ethics Panel Tosses Complaint Over Landfill Bill

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey ethics committee this week tossed a complaint accusing a state senator of introducing legislation to force a state takeover of a controversial landfill for the benefit of his son, a state assemblyman and attorney for a town that has battled operations at the site.

The Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards on Tuesday vote 6-0 to dismiss the complaint from Democratic political operative Michael Muller based on a lack of evidence that either state Sen. Anthony R. Bucco, R-Morris and Somerset, or his...
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