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NJ: Christie campaign gets political muscle from double-dippers

By   /  June 7, 2012  /  Accountability, Elections, Finances, Judiciary, New Jersey, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
Wonder why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reluctant to reform double-dipping — the long-standing practice of public officials who find ways to simultaneously collect governmental pensions and salaries?
Take a look at who helped Christie get elected in 2009.
The “Law Enforcement for Christie-Guadagno”campaign team was packed with double-dippers. Half [...]

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NEWS 12 GETS EMMY NOMINATION FOR REPORT ON NEW JERSEY WATCHDOG INVESTIGATION

By   /  February 18, 2011  /  New Jersey, New Jersey Watchdog, News  /  No Comments

News 12 reporter Walt Kane received an Emmy nomination for his report on New Jersey Watchdog’s investigation of Assemblyman David P. Rible, who collected $570,000 in disability payments while competing in five-mile races.  News 12 New Jersey’s story was based on our original research, including photos and video of the lawmaker running and exercising.  In 1998, Rible retired from [...]

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TOP 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK DAVE

By   /  June 29, 2010  /  New Jersey, New Jersey Watchdog  /  No Comments

In his letter, David Rible invites the public to ask him questions.  The Watchdog thinks that’s a doggone good idea.  Here’s our Top 10 list of ones he should answer:
10.)  Does your definition of government waste include a public employee who gets two state paychecks – $49,000 for working plus $54,500 for being too disabled to work?
9.)   Why should the state [...]

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ASSEMBLYMAN RIBLE RESPONDS

By   /  June 29, 2010  /  New Jersey, New Jersey Watchdog  /  No Comments

Recently, there has been some discussion about the disability pension that I receive as a result of the injuries I sustained as a Wall Township police officer.
As such, I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know the facts which led to my current situation.
My lifelong dream was to be a police officer and [...]

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ASSEMB. DAVE RIBLE & NJ’s RUNAWAY PENSION SYSTEM – by Mark Lagerkvist

By   /  June 8, 2010  /  New Jersey, New Jersey Watchdog  /  No Comments

Assemblyman David P. Rible retired as a Wall Township police officer at age 31 with a bad back and a fat pension.  He’s collected  $570,000 in disability payments since a state board decided he was “totally and permanently disabled.” 
Yet Rible competes in five-mile and five-kilometer runs along the Jersey Shore.  He exercises at a gym, dances as a celebrity [...]

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