This week's top newsmakers


Governor Jon Corzine, Assemblyman Joseph Vas and former Assemblyman Neil Cohen sit together in this file photo featuring the week's top newsmakers.

Assemblyman Joseph Vas was indicted on 11 counts of conspiring with municipal employees to bill the city for $5,000 worth of clothing, sneakers and other personal items. The former Perth Amboy mayor is also accused of participating in a scheme to rig a housing lottery so that his driver could buy a new home at a reduced price.

Earlier in the week, former Assemblyman Neil Cohen pleaded not guilty to child porn charges and Governor Jon Corzine delivered a state budget proposal containing draconian program cuts and more than $2 billion in property tax increases.

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