26 Jun: Adler Backs Mandatory Prison For Official Corruption

TRENTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved a bill, sponsored by Senator John H. Adler, that will impose mandatory prison terms and pension forfeitures for corrupt public officials.

The Judiciary panel, chaired by Senator Adler, D-Cherry Hill, sanctioned legislation that would impose penalties of up to 10 years in prison and pension forfeitures for public officials who commit specific offenses involving the betrayal of their public trust. The measure was approved with unanimous, bipartisan support.