Hoboken's wannabe power couple gets slammed after hundreds of campaign violations fined over $44,000!
No press release this time from the alleged self-proclaimed transparency queen but Councilwoman Beth Mason is reeling with news breaking she was hit with $44,000 in fines by NJ ELEC.
Originally, the fines were tabulated in the hundreds with potential fines in the millions for both her, her treasurer husband, Richard Mason of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz but in the end they were granted much mercy from the state
Even with the big reductions in the fines the Mason family faced, they sit at #15 on the all time great campaign violations hit list for fines in NJ.
Kathryn Brenzel of NJ.com published her story earlier today writing:
The fines—announced on Wednesday—settle complaints that accused Mason and members of her campaign team of reporting contributions and expenditures late in the 2009 and 2011 municipal elections. Mason and her husband Richard Mason, who served as her campaign treasurer...
Talking Ed Note: MSV will be back with more on Hoboken's all time campaign violations leader - Beth Mason.
Appears PolitickerNJ broke the story less than an hour before NJ.com but the cited $44,000 as the figure of Beth Mason's fines.