NAACP Files Ethics Complaint Against Senators Lesniak and Bateman For Sponsoring Affordable Housing Bill

Posted by on Mar 9, 2010 in COAH and Affordable Housing Issues, Corruption

By Henry T. Chou, Esq.
The New Jersey NAACP has filed an ethics complaint against Senators Ray Lesniak (D-Union) and Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset), alleging that the Senators’ joint sponsorship of a new affordable housing bill that would, among other things, eliminate the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing poses a conflict of interest because the Senators’ respective firms would stand to prosper financially from the proposed legislation.

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