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Steinhardt calls on Murphy to break silence on Dye hiring

Now-former Department of Labor official made inflammatory posts on social media

By Nikita Biryukov, August 21 2019 4:40 pm

New Jersey Republican State Chairman Doug Steinhardt called for Gov. Phil Murphy to break his silence on the hiring — and subsequent firing — of a political appointee who made a series of inflammatory statements on social media.

“Governor Murphy is cultivating a culture of blind indifference inside his Executive Administration. His appointees have included convicted bribe takers, alleged rapists, and now admitted bigots,” Steinhardt said. “And while the Governor came forward, eventually and begrudgingly, and acknowledged his failures for the likes of Marcellus Jackson, Al Alvarez and Lizette Delgado Polanco, he’s remained disconcertingly quiet on his hiring of Jeffrey Dye, whose anti-Semitic and anti-Hispanic rants were uncovered Monday by the Globe.”

On Monday, the New Jersey Globe first reported a series of controversial comments made by Jeffrey Dye on his Facebook page some view as anti-Semitic and anti-Latino.

The State Department of Labor, where Dye held a $56,088-per-year post, announced his separation from state government on Tuesday.

As yet, Murphy has made no public statements on Dye’s tenure and the end of the same.

“In fact, it was the Department of Labor that stepped up and fired Dye, since Murphy took no action and made no statement,” Steinhardt said. “That’s not leadership. Governor Murphy preaches progressivism but his Administration practices prejudice.”

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