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

Delgado-Polanco wasn’t told about allegations against Alvarez

Schools Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Lizette Delgado-Polanco was not told about the sexual assault allegations made against former SDA chief of staff Al Alvarez until the day he resigned, though she said she was told to expect his departure. Delgado-Polanco told the Special Committee on Oversight that while she was interviewing for the position, she asked if Alvarez wanted the job. She said Gov. Phil Murphy’s outgoing chief of

Special Committee aiming to finish investigation before March

Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg on Monday told the New Jersey Globe that she and her cohorts on the Special Committee on Oversight that is investigating the hiring of former Schools Development chief of staff Al Alvarez are aiming to have their investigation concluded by the end of February. The Committee will hold its second hearing tomorrow. Five officials from Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration — outgoing chief of staff Pete