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Watchdog Groups Concerned Over Donations From PACs In N.J.

Critics say political action committees are skirting New Jersey’s various pay-to-play laws.

04/08/2012

School textbooks

Are The Days Of Paying For Textbooks, Honors Classes Coming?

It’s becoming a common trend in schools across the Tri-State Area — being forced to pay to play sports or be part of a club. But could you soon be paying for textbooks or even honors classes?

05/25/2011

Steven Rattner, former head of the Obama administration's task force on the auto industry. (credit: AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Rattner Claims Innocence In NY Kickback Case

In a taped interview with Charlie Rose, Rattner said Cuomo’s decision to sue him last week for $26 million was “close to extortion.”

11/23/2010

Steven Rattner, former head of the Obama administration's task force on the auto industry. (credit: AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Former Car Czar Sued In Pay-to-Play Scandal

Former Obama car czar Steven Rattner has agreed to pay $6.2 million to settle federal charges over his role in a “pay-to-play” scandal, but says he won’t be “bullied” into accepting a harsher penalty from New York authorities.

11/18/2010

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Better Business Bureau Accused Of Pay-To-Play Scheme

Connecticut’s attorney general is pushing the Better Business Bureau to stop what he calls a play-to-play system that rates BBB members better than nonmembers.

11/12/2010

Alan Hevesi (credit: AP)

Reports: Ex-NY Comptroller May Plead Guilty

There was no deal yet to resolve possible criminal charges in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state’s former comptroller.

09/29/2010