Trenton, New Jersey, mayor arrested on corruption charges - CNN.comThe mayor of New Jersey's capital city was arrested Monday on corruption charges after being accused of accepting bribes during an undercover operation, authorities said.
The charges against Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, 46, his brother, Ralphiel Mack, 39, and business associate Joseph A. "JoJo" Giorgianni, 63, stem from an alleged kickback scheme to sell city-owned land to investors for significantly less than the assessed value.
The investigation "revealed evidence of a conspiracy among these defendants and others to corrupt certain functions of Trenton City government in favor of purported developer seeking to build a parking garage on city owned property in exchange for cash payments totaling approximately $119,000," according to a complaint filed in federal court.
trenton forms part of the vast philadelphia media market, as such this story will get play in bucks, montgomery and delaware counties, the kingmakers of keystone electorals
likewise, in dc, mayor vincent gray sits atop a machine today as filthy with corruption as any city this side of chicago
Vincent Gray is the latest D.C. mayor to be dogged by scandal - CNN
3 of his aides have pleaded guilty, board members are demanding he resign
but one of the board members had to quit this summer cuz his sticky fingers got him in trouble
the dc nets dominate broadcasts in fairfax county, north virginia
in the 2010 offyears, pros probably looked at fairfax as the most critical swing district in the nation, freshman incumbent gerry connolly held off a republican challenge there, after a recount, by .5%
what must it be like to watch the nitely news out of philly, chicago, detroit, dc, atlanta...
no wonder the suburbs swung so far between 2008 and 2010