International Business Times: Chris Christie Officials Sent Pension Money To Subsidiary of Donor’s Foreign Firm


"Pay-to-play laws are intended to stop the potential conflicts of interest and appearance of corruption that arises whenever executives at a financial firm make large political contributions to a governor and his political party around the time the state is picking the firm to handle pension system investments," said Larry Noble, a former general counsel of the Federal Election Commission who now works for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, a research group in Washington, D.C. "These situations undermine the public’s confidence in the integrity of government contracting."...

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