NJ Lawmaker Looks To Speed Removal Of Corrupt Officials

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 6:08 PM EST) -- A New Jersey lawmaker on Wednesday proposed legal changes that would make it easier to boot public officials found guilty of federal crimes, arguing that a state forfeiture action seeking Trenton Mayor Tony Mack’s office following his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges isn't swift enough justice.

State Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, D-Mercer/Hunterdon, welcomed the forfeiture action targeting Mack, who allegedly took bribes in exchange for his help facilitating a municipal construction project, but said Trenton residents still face a debacle because the mayor can linger in office...
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