New Jersey law allows contributors who donate less than $300 to remain anonymous.
A published report Sunday revealed New Jersey’s current campaign donation system needs to be revised after it was disclosed politicians can receive more money while still keeping the names of their donors secret — as long as the contributions are less than $300. The NJ.com report said most states allow campaigns to keep only those donors who give $100, $50 or less private, but Garden State politicians don’t have to report any information about people who contribute less than $300. The report said because of the state’s secretive laws, candidates were able to hide about $12 million out of the $100 million donated. The state’s rule allowing campaigns to keep these donors anonymous could undergo a re-evaluation after one of the state’s most …
Morristown among municipalities working with YouGiveGoods.com during September.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Want to help the community but not sure how, or not sure you have the time? Morristown has made donating food as easy as a click. The Town of Morristown has set up an online food drive page at YouGiveGoods.com through the "Morris County Municipal Action to Curb Hunger," or McMatch, food donation matching program. Morristown, like other towns in Morris County, has established Interfaith Food Pantry as its beneficiary. Donate food by clicking here. The McMatch program runs through Sept. 21. YouGiveGoods will arrange the food delivery to Interfaith Food Pantry and will also email donors a tax reciept. In addition to donating online, food donations can also be dropped off at the Office of the Mayor and Administration, 200 South St., Fourth …