News Room Archive 1994-1997

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Date   Topic of Press Release
December 10, 1997 Press Release - December 10 1997 The Commission announced that, as of the 20-day postelection reports, campaign spending for the 1997 general election increased by 40 percent over the amount spent in 1993, the last year when both houses of the Legislature, as well as the Governor, were up for election.
November 25, 1997 Press Release - November 25 1997 The Commission announced White Paper No. 12, Repartyization: The Rebirth of County Organizations.  The study notes that in 1986, the 42 county party committees were raising just $2 million and spending $2.3 million.  By 1996, these same organizations raised $9.4 million and spent $8.4 million.
November 19, 1997 Press Release - November 19 1997 The Commission is proposing a new rule to address the use of campaign funds for payment of legal fees and expenses which arise directly from and are related to an election campaign for public office or from holding such elected office.
November 3, 1997 Press Release - November 3 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Murray Sabrin.
October 31, 1997 Press Release - October 31 1997 The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $61,394.29 were deposited yesterday into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin.
October 29, 1997 Press Release - October 29 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.
October 27, 1997 Press Release - October 27 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Murray Sabrin.
October 22, 1997 Press Release - October 22 1997 The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $153,066.85 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.
October 20, 1997 Press Release - October 20 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.
October 20, 1997 Press Release - October 20 1997 The Commission announced that, as of the 29-day preelection reports, fundraising for the 1997 general election increased by 55 percent over the amount raised in 1993, the last year when both Houses of the Legislature, as well as the Governor, were up for election.
October 16, 1997 Press Release - October 16 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $385,717.93 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.
October 15, 1997 Press Release - October 15 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.
October 14, 1997 Press Release - October 14 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Murray Sabrin.
October 8, 1997 Press Release - October 8 1997 The Commission announced that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $646,912.51 were deposited into the public funds bank account established for 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate James McGreevey.
October 6, 1997 Press Release - October 6 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.
October 1, 1997 Press Release - October 1 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin is available for public inspection.
October 1, 1997 Press Release - October 1 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1,305,620.51 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
September 29, 1997 Press Release - September 29 1997 The Commission received application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
September 26, 1997 Press Release - The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $322,791.76 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Murray Sabrin.
September 23, 1997 Press Release - September 23 1997 An alphabetical list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.
September 22, 1997 Press Release - September 22 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.
September 19, 1997 Press Release - September 19 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1,023,953.40 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for the 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
September 16, 1997 Press Release - September 16 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1,011.152.4 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial general election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
September 15, 1997 Press Release - September 15 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
September 8, 1997 Press Release - September 8 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.
September 8, 1997 Press Release - September 8 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.
September 2, 1997 Press Release - September 2 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
August 19, 1997 Press Release - August 19 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $793,082.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.
August 18, 1997 Press Release - August 18 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
August 12, 1997 Press Release - August 12 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial general election is available for public inspection.
August 8, 1997 Press Release - August 8 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $1,784,300.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.
August 4, 1997 Press Release - August 4 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.
July 25, 1997 Press Release - July 25 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $394,892.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial general election Candidate James McGreevey.
July 21, 1997 Press Release - July 21 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate Christine Todd Whitman.
July 7, 1997 Press Release - July 7 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 general election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.
July 1, 1997 Press Release - July 1 1997 The Commission is proposing a new rule and amendments to its rules to implement a new law requiring lobbyists and legislative agents to give written notice to the recipients of any benefit that a lobbyist or legislative agent provides to any member of the Legislature, legislative staff, the Governor, the Governor's staff, or an officer or staff member of the Executive Branch.
May 28, 1997 Press Release - May 28 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $287,164.84 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews and Michael Murphy.
May 28, 1997 Press Release - May 28 1997 The Commission announced today that steps are being taken to implement the debate requirement provision of the New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.
May 22, 1997 Press Release - May 22 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
May 21, 1997 Press Release - May 21 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $287,164.84 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey, and Michael Murphy.
May 20, 1997 Press Release - May 20 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $575,880.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey, and Michael Murphy.
May 19, 1997 Press Release - May 19 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey, and Michael Murphy.
May 15, 1997 Press Release - May 15 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
May 14, 1997 Press Release - May 14 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $292,850.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.
May 12, 1997 Press Release - May 12 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.
May 9, 1997 Press Release - May 9 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $344,660.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey, and Michael Murphy.
May 6, 1997 Press Release - May 6 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
May 5, 1997 Press Release - May 5 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $232,052.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.
May 1, 1997 Press Release - May 1 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $32,600.00 were deposited into the public funds bank account for 1997 gubernatorial primary election Candidate James McGreevey.
April 30, 1997 Press Release - April 30 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $341,190.00 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial primary election Candidate Michael Murphy.
April 28, 1997 Press Release - April 28 1997 Correction of press release concerning public matching funds submissions for Candidate Michael Murphy.
April 28, 1997 Press Release - April 28 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews, James McGreevey, and Michael Murphy.
April 25, 1997 Press Release - April 25 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
April 24, 1997 Press Release - April 24 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1,173,283.22 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Robert Andrews.
April 21, 1997 Press Release - April 21 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.
April 14, 1997 Press Release - April 14 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
April 14, 1997 Press Release - April 14 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Michael Murphy.
April 9, 1997 Press Release - April 9 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $1,502,080.00 were deposited into public funds bank accounts for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
April 7, 1997 Press Release - April 7 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates Robert Andrews and James McGreevey.
April 2, 1997 Press Release - April 2 1997 The Commission announced today that spending by lobbyists during the 1996 calendar year increased 11 percent over 1995 figures.  The total amount of expenditures by lobbyists has continued to rise every year since 1992, the year the lobbying law was most recently amended.
April 1, 1997 Press Release - April 1 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
March 31, 1997 Press Release - March 31 1997 Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991 through and including 1995.
March 25, 1997 Press Release - March 25 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds totaling $926,678.80 were deposited into public funds bank account for 1997 gubernatorial primary election candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
March 24, 1997 Press Release - March 24 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
March 10, 1997 Press Release - March 10 1997 The Commission received applications for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial candidates James McGreevey and Christine Todd Whitman.
February 28, 1997 Press Release - February 28 1997 An alphabetical contributor list for the 1997 gubernatorial primary election is available for public inspection.
February 27, 1997 Press Release - February 27 1997 The Commission announced today that gubernatorial public matching funds in the amount of $505,050.36 were deposited into a public funds bank account established for gubernatorial primary election Candidate James McGreevey.
February 26, 1997 Press Release - February 26 1997 The Commission is proposing amendments to its rules for publicly-financed gubernatorial primary and general elections to provide specific guidance to gubernatorial candidates by clarifying the criteria for determining affiliation between or among corporate contributors.
February 19, 1997 Press Release - February 19 1997 The Commission announced today that steps are being taken to implement the debate requirement provision of the New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.
January 24, 1997 Press Release - January 24 1997 The Commission announced today that steps are being taken to implement the debate requirement provision of the New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.
January 17, 1997 Press Release - January 17 1997 The Commission received an application for public matching funds from 1997 primary election gubernatorial Candidate James McGreevey.
December 2, 1996 Press Release - Decebmer 2 1996 The Commission is proposing a new rule, N.J.A.C. 19:25-11.9, contributions from affiliated corporations, associations, or labor organizations, which concerns receipt of contributions by non-gubernatorial candidates and committees from affiliated corporations, associations, and labor organizations.
October 16, 1996 Press Release - October 16 1996 The Commission is proposing to amend N.J.A.C. 19:25-12.6, payments to individuals; "street money," to clarify reporting and payment-by-check requirements for candidates and committees.
September 19, 1996 Press Release - September 19 1996 The Commission is proposing new rules and amendments to its regulations to implement statutorily-required quadrennial inflationary adjustments to the limits and thresholds in the New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act.
August 13, 1996 Press Release - August 13 1996 The Commission is proposing to amend N.J.A.C. 19:25-11.2, contribution limit chart, to clarify that entities which are limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, limited partnership associations, and similar partnership entities, and limited liability companies are not permitted to make political contributions.
July 17, 1996 Press Release - July 17 1996 The Commission has announced the publication of White Paper No. 11, State Parties and Legislative Leadership Committees:  An Analysis 1994-1995. It contains recommendations for reforming laws pertaining to Legislative Leadership Committees and State Party Committees.
June 11, 1996 Press Release - June 11 1996 The Commission is proposing to repeal its current regulations concerning requests for advisory opinions under the Reporting Act, and to propose new rules governing the advisory opinion process.
May 14, 1996 Press Release - May 14 1996 The Commission is proposing a new rule and amendments to its regulations concerning the partial public financing of primary election candidates for Governor N.J.A.C. 19:25-16.
May 8, 1996 Press Release - May 8 1996 The Commission has proposed new rules and an amendment to its regulations to implement the political identification statement requirements enacted into law earlier this year; see P.L. 1995, c. 391, effective February 1, 1996.
April 3, 1996 Press Release - April 3 1996 Annual financial reports filed by lobbyists for 1995 show their total expenditures continuing to rise.  Total spending during 1995 rose approximately 5 percent over 1994 ($13,385,353 in 1995 vs. $12,765,549 in 1994).
March 5, 1996 Press Release - May 5 1996 Ralph Martin, retired Superior Court Judge has been appointed Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
February 1, 1996 Press Release - February 1 1996 The Legislature recently signed into law a political identification statute (P.L. 1995, c.391), which becomes effective today, February 1, 1996.  This law, commonly referred to as the "disclaimer" or "labeling law," requires entities making expenditures on political advertising and filing with the Commission to identify themselves in or on the communication.
January 22, 1996 Press Release - January 22 1996 The Commission has unanimously adopted a resolution that calls on the Legislature to pass a supplemental appropriation for the purpose of administering and enforcing the political advertising identification statute recently enacted into law.
December 12, 1995 Press Release - December 12 1995 20-day postelection report figures show that candidates for the General Assembly raised and spent 36 percent more in their 1995 General Election campaigns than they did in1993.
November 16, 1995 Press Release - November 16 1995 Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991, 1992, and 1993.
November 14, 1995 Press Release - November 14 1995 William Eldridge, an early proponent of curbs on deliberately false advertising, said that he is delighted that "untruthful and unseemly political advertising" appears to have fallen into disfavor with the public.
November 8, 1995 Press Release - November 8 1995 The Commission has proposed an amendment to its regulations to clarify that a partnership as an entity is not permitted to make contributions to a candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, political committee, continuing political committee, political party committee or legislative leadership committee.
October 24, 1995 Press Release - October 24 1995 During the 29-day preelection report period, candidates for the General Assembly reported raising $6,123,939 and spending $2,984.426.
September 11, 1995 Press Release - Setpebmer 11 1995 The Commission has proposed regulations to implement portions of the "Uniform Recall Election Law."
June 20, 1995 Press Release - June 20 1995 The Commission has proposed the readoption with amendments of its regulations pursuant to Executive Order 66 (1978).
May 22, 1995 Press Release - May 22 1995 Nomination of former United States Attorney Michael Chertoff to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
May 17, 1995 Press Release - May 17 1995 The Commission proposed regulations concerning the reporting of expenditures by candidates, candidate committees, joint candidates committees, political committees, continuing political committees, political party committees, and legislative leadership committees and concerning reporting of independent expenditures.
May 3, 1995 Press Release - May 3 1995 William Eldridge announced the release of the Commission's 1994 Annual Report.
April 5, 1995 Press Release - April 5 1995 Revised schedule for releasing to the public complaints and final decisions issued pursuant to its statutory enforcement authority.
March 15, 1995 Press Release - March 15 1995 The Commission has proposed amendments to its current regulations to permit electronic facsimile filing of notices of contributions received and expenditures made immediately before an election.
February 10, 1995 Press Release - February 10 1995 The Commission will consider comments from the public made at its two public hearings on the issue of deliberately false political advertising.
January 25, 1995 Press Release - January 25 1995 Names of candidates and treasurers who were fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during calendar years 1991 and 1992.
December 16, 1994 December 16 1994 The Commission praised Assemblyman Monroe Lustbader (R-Essex) for introducing legislation that would curb deliberately false political advertising.
December 8, 1994 Press Release - December 8 1994 Public hearing on false campaign advertising on December 13, 1994.
November 28, 1994 Press Release - November 28 1994 William Eldridge has renewed his call for measures to limit deliberately false political advertising by candidates.
October 24, 1994 Press Release - October 24 1994 William Eldridge has been named Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission
August 8, 1994 Press Release - August 8 1994 The Commission has proposed regulations and repeals concerning the reporting requirements of continuing political committees, political party committees and legislative leadership committees.
June 15, 1994 Press Release - June 15 1994 The Commission has proposed new regulations concerning the permissible uses of contributions received by a candidate, candidate committee, joint candidates committee, or legislative leadership committee for campaign expenses, etc.
May 18, 1994 Press Release - May 18 1994 The Commission released recommendations designed to strengthen the Gubernatorial Public Financing Program and simultaneously preserve taxpayers' dollars.
April 4, 1994 Press Release - April 4 1994 The Commission announced today that annual lobbying financial reports show lobbyists and legislative agents spending $12,699,067 on lobbying activity in 1993.
March 29, 1994 Press Release - March 29 1994 Names of candidates and treasurers who where fined for failure to comply with the Reporting Act during the calendar years 1988 through 1991.
March 17, 1994 Press Release - March 17 1994 William Eldridge has been named Vice Chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
February 16, 1994 Press Release - February 16 1994 White Paper No. 9,  Legislative Candidates: How They Spend Their Money.  The report analyzes the spending patterns of legislative candidates in the 1987 and 1991 elections, is the first study of its kind in New Jersey and perhaps the nation.
February 15, 1994 Press Release - February 15 1994 The Commission has concluded its examination of the utilization of public funds or "street money" disbursements by the two publicly-financed 1993 gubernatorial general election campaigns.
February 7, 1994 Press Release - February 7 1994 Public hearing concerning the 1993 New Jersey Gubernatorial Public Financing Program.