November 28, 2011 •
Fair Lawn New Jersey to Amend Pay-to-Play Ordinance
The Fair Lawn, New Jersey Borough Council passed an amendment to close a loophole in the borough’s pay-to-play ordinance.
The amendment, to receive a final vote in December, removes the “fair and open bidding process” exception to the pay-to-play rule. The exception allows vendors to make political contributions over $300 without being barred from borough contracts.
An additional modification to the ordinance would include limiting political donations to election cycles rather than calendar years.
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