Hobbes Act

Crooked Candidates Would Be Criminals Under Shore Bill
Crooked Candidates Would Be Criminals Under Shore Bill
A hole in the Hobbes Act that let a would-be mayoral candidate slip out of the grasp of federal prosecutors after Operation Bid Rig III would be sealed, if a shore-sponsored state measure becomes law. Assembly members Greg McGuckin and Dave Wolfe (R-10) are introducing the bill that would raise  taking a bribe on the promise of post-election favors to second- and third-degree crime status... Read