February 25, 2014 •
Bergen County, NJ Reforms Pay-to-Play
By a vote of 6-1, the Bergen County Board of Freeholders has, for the second time in less than a year, reformed the county’s pay-to-play laws.
Essentially reversing the May 2013 bill, Monday’s resolution lowers the allowed contribution from no-bid county contractors from $5,200 to $2,000.
Freeholder John Felice, the only individual to vote against the bill, worries it may result in only wealthy citizens running for office.
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