Special Committee attorneys take tough line on Garg

Attorneys working for the Special Committee on Oversight questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s Deputy Chief Counsel Parimal Garg in a more hostile manner than other witnesses that have already testified before the committee. In his opening statement, Garg said State Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Chief of Staff Katie Brennan initially reached out to him at Murphy’s inaugural ball Jan. 16, 2018, saying she had information about “serious wrongdoing” by a

Coughlin names Select Committee members, Counsel

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced the contingent of members from his chamber that will sit on the Select Committee investigation into the hiring of Al Alvarez by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration. Coughlin named Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz the committee’s vice chair. Assembly members Angela McKnight, Pamela Lampitt, Verlina Reynolds Jackson, Gordon Johnson, Nancy Pinkin, Bettylou DeCroce and Holly Schepisi will sit on the committee. Joseph A. Hayden, a former deputy state