NJ Watchdog Report: Double-Dippers Helped Christie Win Election

Gov. Chris Christie’s 2009 election campaign received support from a number of “double-dippers” — public officials who found ways to collect public pensions and taxpayer-funded salaries at the same time, according to NewJerseyWatchdog.org‘s Mark Lagerkvist.

Lagerkvist reports that “Half of [the Law Enforcement for Christie-Guadagno campaign team]’s 24 leaders have received state pensions plus public paychecks” (To read more, visit NJTODAY.ORG)

In a separate story,  Lagerkvist also reports that the Christie Administration has been unwilling to appoint a special prosecutor for the investigation into allegations of pension fraud by Monmouth County sheriff’s officer Mickey Donovan, who served as the chairman of the Law Enforcement for Christie-Guadagno team. (To read more, visit NJTODAY.ORG)


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