Taylor: Brennan EEO process was irregular

Gov. Phil Murphy’s Chief Ethics Officer Heather Taylor said during testimony before the Select Committee on Oversight Thursday that, as far as she was aware, typical procedures were not followed in the handling of an equal employment opportunity case about Katie Brennan’s alleged assault. Taylor said she was notified of the complaint by Murphy Chief Counsel Matt Platkin, her boss, in March. She referred the case and information about Brennan

Sweeney: Special Committee investigation will take as long as it takes

Senate President Steve Sweeney on Wednesday said the Special Committee on Oversight’s investigation into the hiring of Al Alvarez could run past the end of February, a soft deadline set by committee co-chair Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, “You can't predetermine what comes out of an investigation. you've got to let the investigation take its course, and if it gets done early, it's done early. If it takes a little