MEASURE TO ILLUMINATE DARK MONEY IN NJ POLITICS IS READY FOR NEXT HURDLE

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Assemblyman Zwicker is ‘optimistic’ bill requiring greater disclosure of donors will get a hearing next month

A strong law to shed light on “dark-money” groups could soon result from the political feud between Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney if the sponsor of a bill that would require greater disclosure of who is behind these groups is successful in moving the measure through the Assembly next month.

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-Middlesex), a prime sponsor of the bill, said he is “optimistic” the measure will get a hearing in the Assembly State and Local Government Committee sometime in March and head to the floor of the house soon after.

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