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    I've been meaning to post this. I don't trust this whole thing with Carla Katz. Call it a conspiracy theory if you wish - but who says that there isn't some bedroom deal between Carla and Jon. Corzine "gets tough" with the unions and Carla cries foul. Then she convinces the union members to reject the deal and Corzine could then save face with the citizens of New Jersey and claim that he was forced to give concessions. It's funny how other union leaders are saying this is one of the best deals they've gotten in years.
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    TRENTON New Jersey's multimillionaire governor is now acknowledging additional large gifts to a state worker union boss he dated -- gifts that weren't mentioned while he was running for office in 2005.

    Gov. Jon S. Corzine told The Sunday Star-Ledger of Newark that he gave the money to union leader Carla Katz to avoid "ongoing financial connections" after their two-year relationship ended in 2004.

    Another large gift, involving the forgiveness of a $470,000 mortgage on Katz's home in Hunterdon County, became an issue in Corzine's successful run for governor.

    In acknowledging to The Star-Ledger that there were other gifts, Corzine on Friday wouldn't disclose exact details or amounts, but did indicate that they were more than tokens.

    "If you were -- I'm hypothesizing; I'm not stating anything -- if you were going to pay a tuition bill or something over a period of time ... you pre-funded it. I could have done that," Corzine told The Star-Ledger.

    But Corzine backpedalled when asked if that meant he paid for Katz's children to go to a private school. "I'm not saying that at all," he said.

    Katz is president of Communications Workers of America Local 1034, the biggest state workers union chapter. Corzine met Katz when he was running for the U.S. Senate in late 1999, and they began dating in 2002, the same year Corzine separated from his wife. Corzine's divorce became final in late 2003.

    Katz has recently been critical of a tentative four-year contract struck with the state, a stance that runs against higher-ups in the CWA.

    When contacted by The Star-Ledger, she declined to comment on past financial ties with Corzine.

    Last year, Katz filed a financial-disclosure form with the Public Employment Relations Commission that stated that Corzine gave more than $1,000 to her and to each of her children during the 2005 calendar year. An exact dollar amount was not required on the form.

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    Hi ilovenj, Do you mean to say, or rather the Tribune that Corzine gave his girlfriend all that money? Money that did not belong to him. That is appalling. If evidence is uncovered to back up all this he will be in deep trouble. Now it is just a wait and see thing. It should be interesting. Marianita

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marianita
    Hi ilovenj, Do you mean to say, or rather the Tribune that Corzine gave his girlfriend all that money? Money that did not belong to him. That is appalling. If evidence is uncovered to back up all this he will be in deep trouble. Now it is just a wait and see thing. It should be interesting. Marianita
    No - it was his money. The thing is that his girlfriend is Carla Katz - the Union President.
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    Here is the full article from the Star Ledger about Carla Katz and the gifts from Corzine...

    Governor reveals more gifts he gave ex-girlfriend
    He says financial ties to union boss are over
    BY DEBORAH HOWLETT STAR-LEDGER STAFF

    Gov. Jon Corzine has acknowledged for the first time that, while a candidate for governor in 2005, he gave state workers union leader Carla Katz, his former girlfriend, substantial gifts beyond what he previously disclosed.

    The gifts were made to avoid ‘‘ongoing financial connections’’ after their serious, two-year relationship ended in the summer of 2004, Corzine told The Star-Ledger.

    Corzine previously said that he forgave a $470,000 mortgage on Katz’s home in Hunterdon County, but he had not spoken publicly of other gifts. In an interview Friday he refused to provide the amounts or any other details, but indicated they were more than tokens.

    ‘‘If you were — I’m hypothesizing; I’m not stating anything — if you were going to pay a tuition bill or something over a period of time . . . you pre-funded it,’’ Corzine said. ‘‘I could have done that.’’

    Asked if he paid for Katz’s children to attend the private school where they are enrolled, Corzine demurred. ‘‘I’m not saying that at all,’’ he said. ‘‘I’m saying you could have.’’ The school in Pennsylvania lists its day-student tuition at $22,000 a year.

    The issue of Corzine’s past relationship with the leader of a union local representing 10,000 state employees has come to the fore again as the workers are preparing to vote on a tentative four-year contract.

    In a deal struck four months before the old contract expires, state workers would get 3 and 3.5 percent yearly wage hikes the next four years but must, for the first time, pay a share of their health insurance premiums. Lawmakers in both parties have praised the deal as tough but fair, and the top leadership of the Communication Workers of America favors ratification.

    However, Katz, president of CWA Local 1034, has criticized the agreement and called on her members to reject the contract, saying the pay hikes are too small to compensate for the benefit changes.

    During the 2005 gubernatorial campaign, Corzine, a multimillionaire, acknowledged that he had provided Katz an interest-free mortgage through one of his companies, JSC Investments, and then canceled the debt three weeks before announcing his candidacy in late 2004.

    In an Aug. 8, 2005, interview, he said he wrote off the loan because Katz couldn’t afford to repay it. He was adamant that his financial relationship with Katz had ended: ‘‘We have no additional gifts still outstanding.’’

    Corzine’s political opponents criticized his financial ties to Katz, saying it would be inappropriate for him as governor to negotiate labor contracts with someone to whom he was connected financially.

    Corzine said Friday the gifts he gave in 2005 were intended to avoid just such a situation.

    ‘‘It’s a personal relationship, and it was one that was ended and it didn’t seem appropriate to have continuing financial relationships,’’ Corzine said.

    ‘‘I’m not going to talk about the things that might be involved,’’ Corzine said. ‘‘The fact is that there were issues that needed to be brought to conclusion, brought to finality. And they were. Period.’’

    Katz refused to talk about her financial ties to the governor. ‘‘I’m just not talking about my personal life,’’ she said.

    In a financial disclosure form Katz filed last year as a member of the Public Employment Relations Commission, she reported that Corzine provided in excess of $1,000 to her and to each of her children during the 2005 calendar year. The form does not require the precise dollar value of the income to be reported.

    As the Democratic candidate for governor, Corzine won the union local’s endorsement in June 2005.

    Corzine insisted any income Katz reported for 2005 was simply spillover from one calendar year to the next as the two untangled their finances after ending their personal relationship in 2004.

    ‘‘Not everything was wrapped up in a tight little ribbon at one point in time,’’ Corzine said.

    He reiterated that he has no continuing financial ties to Katz. ‘‘We clarified and did all the things that I have said historically to make sure that there were no on-Katz refused to answer any questions about the project.

    While the work on her Alexandria Township house is under way, Katz is living in a newer, four-bedroom rental home on a cul-de-sac in Pittstown. She is registered to vote at the address, which is about midway between her house and her ex-husband’s new home.

    Katz shares custody of the children with her ex-husband, Larry McKim, a high school art teacher who earns $80,000 a year, according to school records.

    Katz also keeps an apartment in the same Hoboken building where Corzine has lived for several years. Her phone number at the apartment, which is listed in the phone book, rings through to her voice-mail message.
    going financial arrangements or context,’’ he said.

    Corzine’s financial disclosure for 2005, which he is required to file as governor, shows no financial links to Katz or her children. The form did not require him to report gifts he made. The only personal loans Corzine reported outstanding were to two of his children and two other individuals.

    In January, Katz began a longplanned and extensive renovation of the 19 th-century farmhouse that Corzine financed. She is building a 3,200-square-foot addition to the three-bedroom, Colonial-style house, according to documents filed with Alexandria Township for a building permit.

    Blueprints show the renovation includes a new septic system, major mechanical work on the existing house and a swimming pool with spa. It’s unclear from the documents how much it might cost or how Katz is paying for it.

    Katz, who earns $99,500 a year as union president, listed no liabilities on her most recent financial disclosure and there is no record of an equity loan on the property to pay for the remodeling.

    In the past, Katz has said she rented the apartment because it’s convenient to Seton Hall University, where she is a third-year law student on a full scholarship. Katz won the scholarship the year after Corzine pledged to donate $1 million over five years to the university through his foundation. Corzine, Katz and university officials have all previously insisted she received the scholarship on her own merits.

    Katz will no longer be required to file any further financial disclosures with the state, because she has resigned from PERC, the board that handles labor disputes between public employees and government agencies.

    In her Sept. 17 resignation letter, Katz said it had been her pleasure to serve on the commission since her appointment in 2000 by Gov. Donald DiFrancesco, but that she was ready to move on. ‘‘I believe it is the right time to give another New Jersey leader the opportunity,’’ she wrote.
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    I should be moving the Carla and Jon posts to their own thread. It seems as if this story is getting bigger and bigger and there seems to be definite hiding going on with the information.

    How can someone who makes only $100,000 a year buy a $1.1 million apartment in Hoboken, not to mention put a 3,200 ft expansion on their home which includes a NEW pool and hottub? It's also funny how a Union president lives in the lap of luxury.

    Corzine’s ex-beau paid $1M for condo
    Katz won’t comment on source of the cash
    BY DEBORAH HOWLETT STAR-LEDGER STAFF

    Union leader Carla Katz paid $1.1 million three months ago to buy a luxury condominium in the same Hoboken building where Gov. Jon Corzine lives.

    Corzine, who dated Katz for two years before running for governor and previously financed her purchase of a home in Hunterdon County, said last night that all financial ties between them were severed shortly after their relationship ended in late 2004.

    ‘‘I have no ongoing financial relationship or connection. Period,’’ Corzine said when asked about the condo following an appearance in Atlantic City.

    The condo purchase came at the same time negotiators for her union and the Corzine administration were entering intense negotiations over a new contract for state workers. Katz is president of the largest of five Communications Workers of America locals that are about to vote on the four-year deal.

    Katz bought the rental condo, which she has used as a part-time residence for at least two years, through a newly formed corporation, Neruda Hoboken LLC, state and county records show.

    Katz is the sole corporate officer listed in the company’s registration on file with the state. The company’s name is listed on the deed as owner, but Katz signed the settlement papers. The filing in Hudson County shows no mortgage on the property.

    It was not clear how Katz’s company, created six weeks before the sale, generated the $1.1 million used to buy the two-bedroom condo, with its 13-foot ceilings and commanding view of the Manhattan skyline, from the building owner, Toll Bros.

    Katz, who is paid $102,802 a year as president of CWA Local 1034, declined to answer questions about the condo purchase or her personal finances when contacted by telephone last night.

    She also declined comment last week when Corzine acknowledged in an interview with The Sunday Star-Ledger that he had given Katz and her children substantial gifts around the time their relationship ended, in addition to a $470,000 mortgage on her house in Alexandria Township that his company ‘‘forgave.’’ Katz reported in a financial disclosure statement last year that she and her children had received income in excess of $1,000 from Corzine in 2005, the year he ran for governor.

    Corzine, in the interview, would not describe the gifts but said they were made to avoid any ‘‘ongoing financial connections.’’ He offered a hypothetical example, saying he could have ‘‘pre-funded’’ tuition for her children, who are enrolled in a Pennsylvania private school.

    The governor’s political opponents, and dissidents in Katz’s union, have repeatedly questioned whether their past personal relationship creates a conflict in their labor-management dealings.

    Katz has spoken out in opposition to the tentative contract agreement reached last month between the Corzine administration and unions representing 40,000 state workers. The deal would provide a 13.5 percent wage increase over four years. In exchange, workers would agree to pay 1.5 percent of their salaries toward health care premiums. A union official said yesterday that ballots are expected to go out to union members later this week.

    CWA officials yesterday de-clined to discuss Katz’s financial ties with Corzine or her purchase of the condominium. ‘‘We have no comment at this time,’’ said Robert Master, the CWA’s regional political director. The financial relationship between the multimillionaire Corzine and Katz first came to light during the 2005 race for governor.

    Documents on file in Hunterdon County showed that Corzine’s company, JSC investments, had given Katz an interest-free, $470,000 mortgage on a 19 th-century farmhouse. Katz, the records showed, used most of that money to buy out her ex-husband’s interest.

    Two years later, after their romantic relationship ended, Corzine wrote off the loan to Katz, the document showed. He later explained in an interview that he didn’t think Katz had the financial means to repay the loan. Corzine also acknowledged that he paid gift taxes on the forgiven loan totaling more than $160,000.

    In January, just weeks after she bought the condominium, Katz began extensive renovations on the Hunterdon farmhouse. An application for a building permit in Alexandria Township shows Katz plans a 3,200-square-foot addition to the three-bedroom colonial, as well as a new septic system, swimming pool and spa. It is unclear from the documents how Katz is paying for the work. There is no record of a loan or mortgage on the property.

    While the renovation is under way, Katz is living in a four-bedroom rental house in nearby Pittstown, in addition to her place in Hoboken. She has said in the past that she keeps the Hoboken apartment because it is convenient to Seton Hall law school, where she is a third-year student on a scholarship.

    Katz’s company, Neruda Hoboken LLC, was established Nov. 9, 2006, according to state records. The settlement on file with Hudson County showed the company purchased the two-bedroom condominium on Dec. 21, 2006, from Toll Bros., a developer that recently bought the rental building to convert it to condominiums.

    Neruda Hoboken has never filed any sort of financial disclosure with the state, nor is it required to until its annual report is due to the state in November of this year.
    With all this secrecy, it basically sounds like Carla set up a business front for Jon to funnel money through so she could buy her $1.1 million apartment. It may not be the case - but then the question remains - where else could she have gotten the money???
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    There is definitely something fishy going on and it will be uncovered soon enough. Neither Corzine or his exgirlfriend have the means for all the purchases they have made. Imagine a million dollar condo? It is no wonder that Katz refuses to answer questions regarding her finances. If there was nothing to hide she would be upfront about it. You watch. There is going to be a scandal for sure. True Corzine may have used his own money but he had to get money from somewhere else too. Marianita

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    I have been trying to stay away from this topic for sometime now but this need to come out or I will explode. Governor Corzine now admits he gave union leader Carla Katz even more money than he led us to believe during the 2005 campaign. But he won't say how much more. Which means the question is certain to linger, and certain to distract us from more important issues.

    "It's not a good situation," said Senate President Richard Codey. "I think everyone feels that way. Some are just bewildered." At least Codey was willing to discuss it. Most Democrats are trying to steer clear of the whole mess, refusing to return phone calls, emails or declining comment. In private, many wondered how Corzine could get himself into a jam like this.

    So what exactly did Corzine give Katz? They're not talking, so we'll probably never know. But Katz, a divorced mother of two earning about $102,000 a year, is somehow living the lifestyle of a fat-cat corporate CEO.

    Facts:
    Carla Katz recently bought a luxury condo in Hoboken for $1.1 million cash, in the same building where Corzine lives. The condo has 13-foot ceilings, a nice view of Manhattan, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. She has the premier corner location, directly above Giants quarterback Eli Manning, a megamillionaire. In making the purchase, inside the stately Hudson Tea Building at 1500 Hudson St. on Hoboken's pricey waterfront, Katz acted as the sole member of a limited liability corporation she created called Neruda Hoboken. Neruda Hoboken LLC, set up Nov. 9, purchased the two-bedroom condominium Dec. 21 from Toll Bros of Horsham, Pa., property records in Hudson County show.
    Divorce lawyer Barry Szaferman of Lawrenceville, who is the registered agent for Neruda will not comment neither will David Beckett, hired by Corzine last October to head the state Office of Employee Relations, where he would become lead bargainer against Katz. Beckett had been a partner in Szaferman's firm.

    Carla Katz is renovating her primary residance, a 19th-century farmhouse in Alexandria Township. In this case, the term "renovating" hardly does the job justice. She's putting on an addition that's larger than many homes, at 3,200 square feet. Add a pool and spa, and stuff like a new septic system, and the bill must be something special.
    Carla Katz also has two children in a private school in Pennsylvania where tuition is $22,000 a year.

    Caral Katz also has a full scholarship at Seton Hall University Law School, which she was awarded one year after Corzine gave the university's school of international affairs a gift of $1million. Corzine wrote the personal recommendation in her application, his office confirmed yesterday.

    Maybe Carla Katz hit the lottery and didn't tell anyone including the IRS or maybe she has a wealthy grandmother who left her a big inheritance, she will not say. We do know the governor was misleading about this during the campaign. After public records revealed that Corzine forgave a $470,000 loan to Katz so she could buy out the other half of a mortgage Katz and her former husband held on a 1800s farm house in rural Alexandria, he pretended that was the end of it. "We have no additional gifts outstanding," he said.

    The governor's aides stated the money was given to Katz before Corzine swore his oath, so it really doesn't matter. Katz has acknowledged that she received gifts in calendar 2005, when it was obvious to everyone that Corzine had an inside shot at being governor. If the money would be corrupting in 2006, then it surely was corrupting in 2005.

    Corzines aides also noted that Katz and Corzine both played tough on contract talks between the state and her union, the Communications Workers of America Local 1034. But the governor stopped the Legislature from enacting even tougher long-term changes in pension and health benefits. And the CWA does business with the governor's office on other issues anyway, like the state budget. There is no avoiding the fact that these two both face an enormous conflict of interest.

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    Hi impeach Corzine. It is really quite possible that Katz had money saved. Also Corzine. On the surface it would appear that neither of them earn enough for the lavish Manhattan place and it does sound as if Katz is spending plenty on her childrens private school and such. If nothing underhanded is going on they could both have a savings that far outweigh what they earn. Just a thought. I guess giving the benefit of the doubt. Marianita

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marianita
    Hi impeach Corzine. It is really quite possible that Katz had money saved. Also Corzine. On the surface it would appear that neither of them earn enough for the lavish Manhattan place and it does sound as if Katz is spending plenty on her childrens private school and such. If nothing underhanded is going on they could both have a savings that far outweigh what they earn. Just a thought. I guess giving the benefit of the doubt. Marianita
    Marianita - Corzine does have the money. He was CEO of Goldman Sachs. Also I need to correct you. The condo is in Hoboken not Manhattan. Of course none of this eliminates the underlying issue of where is Carla getting HER money. She is the one that can't afford this stuff on her own. It is also very possible that there is a second company front that was set up by Corzine or an associate which he used to secretly funnel money to Katz's front company. It seems the only reason Katz started up her one company was to receive the 1.1 million to buy her condo. The question remains - who gave this money to her "company"?
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    Another thing I find interesting is how a union president prefers to send her children to a PRIVATE school - instead of a public school. It seems pretty hypocritical to me. She isn't even sending them to a New JERSEY private school - but one in Pennsylvania. I guess she doesn't think that a unionized public school is good enough for her or her children, but then to top it off - NOT even a New JERSEY school is good enough.
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    OK, lets go through this again for everyone that have not been paying attention.

    Union president, Carla Katz, paid $1.1 million to buy a condominium at the luxury building known as the Hudson Tea in Hoboken. There is no record of a mortgage on the property. In January, just weeks after she bought the condominium, Katz began extensive renovations on the Hunterdon farmhouse. An application for a building permit in Alexandria Township shows Katz plans a 3,200-square-foot addition to the 3 bedroom colonial, as well as a new septic system, swimming pool and spa. It is unclear from the documents how Katz is paying for the work. There is no record of a loan or mortgage on the property. While the renovation is under way, Katz is living in a four-bedroom rental house in nearby Pittstown, in addition to her place in Hoboken. Katz, who is paid $102,802 a year as president of CWA Local 1034, declined to answer questions about the condo purchase or her personal finances.

    Imagine how much Katz pays in just property taxes – million dollar condo in Hoboken, large farmhouse on 10 acres in Alexandria Township, four-bedroom house in Pittstown. Let me tell you, I live in Franklin Township, my town hall is in Pittstown, 5 minutes from Alexandria, I do not have to imagine what the property taxes are for her home, I am paying them myself. It’s amazing what she’s able to swing on her $102,802 salary.

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    Impeach Corzine - you forgot to mention how 3 weeks before she made the purchase on the condo, she started a company where she is the sole officer which received the money to make the purchase. Technically the condo isn't owned by her - but this "dumby" corporation she started. The whole thing seems fishy and for them both to say that it's personal - when it deals with the governor of New Jersey and the union president of the largest public employee union - it is NO LONGER PRIVATE. If it was his direct family member who had no ties to the state government - then that would be different, but it's not - it's his "former" girlfriend.

    Look at what happen to Zoffinger and he had no dealings whatsoever with his son. The NJSEA even had associations with the company his son worked for PRIOR to Zoffinger even taking the head position as NJSEA. Yet Zoffinger came under investigation and resigned. I see double standard here.
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    Katz is living in luxury and someone is helping her live that lifestyle. I wonder if Corzine found a way of giving her the money in such a way that would be difficult to find out about. It gets fishier all the time and Corzine is probaly helping her in some way. These things are easy to discover once investigated unless it was all done in cash ( imagine that? ) lol. Somehow I don't think Corzine will last another 2 years. Marianita

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marianita
    Katz is living in luxury and someone is helping her live that lifestyle. I wonder if Corzine found a way of giving her the money in such a way that would be difficult to find out about. It gets fishier all the time and Corzine is probaly helping her in some way. These things are easy to discover once investigated unless it was all done in cash ( imagine that? ) lol. Somehow I don't think Corzine will last another 2 years. Marianita
    Perhaps this is the purpose of the extra 1% sales tax.

    If Corzine wants all of this to disapear he could admit that he is a gay American and resign. (Who knows it might work. )

    I think the Gov. and Union leader should both come clean. All public officials need to be "clean" and also avoid the appearance of being "dirty".

    Hopefully this will not divert everyone's attention from other issues (property tax reform/relief, budget porblems, etc.) that need our legislatures' attention.
    Sincerely,
    Anthony


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    Thumbs down Carla Katz and Jon Corzine

    Hi mithrandir, I don't think Jon Corzine will come clean. He is in it real deep according to the Tribune. It is not ''just his own business'' what he is doing with his own money because it involves Carla Katz who happens to be living a life of luxury in Hobokan. There is no way she could afford the lifestyle she is living and renovations and private school for her kids. This is big news and I too hope that issues like property tax and budget problems are not diverted. It is hard to say at this point what will happen but Corzine does need to come clean so the issue with Katz will pass.
    This should give the people of New Jersey something to discuss. Marianita

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    When Jon Corzine gave $5,000 to lobbyist Karen Golding to bail her out of jail (forgot about this one, didn't you...). Karen Golding was the manager of government relations at Prudential Financial (Trenton Lobbyist) who was arrested for stalking and breaking into the car of the new chairman of the state Democratic Party, Joseph Cryan. Corzine didn’t declare that his friendship with her and her family a personal relationship, nothing prevented him from discussing the details of the financial arrangement. Instead, he stood in front of reporters and answered just about every question they had. Corzine is making up this personal relationship exemption to avoid answering legitimate questions about the extent and nature of his ties to Carla Katz. I’m sure I’m not the only one wondering just what it is that Corzine is hiding or what Katz knows that is causing Corzine to perform these ethical gymnastics.

    The Governor needs to restore honesty, openness and trust in Trenton by answering some very direct, very simple and very important questions.

    • Did you give Carla Katz any part of the $1.1 million in cash she used to buy a luxury condominium in Hoboken? If so, when?
    • Did you give Carla Katz some or all of the money she’s using to add a 3,000 square foot addition, swimming pool, and spa to the home that you paid for in Alexandria Township? If so, when?
    • Did you pay or pre-fund the cost of sending her children to a private school in Pennsylvania? If so, when?
    • Were all taxes paid on the monies you gifted to Carla Katz? By whom?
    • Were the public schools in Alexandria Township not adequate due to your failure to provide adequate funding?
    • Isn’t it ironic that you, being such a staunch supporter of unionized workers, and Ms. Katz, a leader in a public employee union, would choose to send her children to a school whose teachers are not members of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the union representing teachers in Pennsylvania?

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    Default Carla Katz ans Jon Corzine

    Yes I did forget about her. lol. Anyway Corzine is not going to answer those questions. He will continue to say that what he does with his own money is his business. But it isn't if it does not represent the interests of New Jersey. And he just might bepaying for Katz children to attend the private school in Pennsylvania. That really does not represent the interests of New Jersey. It could be that Corzine did give her the money for her place in Hoboken because she sure did not fund it herself. Corzine is hiding something and if he comes clean it will be because his little deals with Katz will be discovered. By the way, is Katz being questioned? Marianita

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