Pay-to-Play. This is also called Business as Usual in Cumberland County. true. If you don’t pay, you don’t play. However, for a minimal contribution to Lou Magazzu’s machine, you can reap extreme profits from the taxpayers’ wallets.
Gary Wodlinger was a loyal contributor to the CCDO. In 2007 he was paid over $70,000 for his loyalty and support. In 2008 Gary received $73,208. After that, Louis lobbied hard to ensure that Wodlinger was given a judgeship. Was that a promise made for his support? Maybe the press should ask Lou?
Genova Burns and Vernoia are a Newark, NJ politically connected law firm. They are affiliated with the worst of the worst corrupt politicians. Why are they interested in Cumberland County? And why did Lou give this North Jersey law firm $172,746 in taxpayer financed business? Why didn’t Lou keep that legal business inside our county? Cumberland County tax money should STAY IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY!
The Law Offices of Robinson and Andujar are staunch Democratic supporters. in 2007 and 2008 they received $115,867 from the Cumberland County taxpayers.It should also be noted that Arnold Robinson donated to Lou’s NACo slush fund.
Brendan Kavanaugh, Lou’s campaign manager, the one who lied to the public about approving the shady loan long before he held the position of campaign manager; Kavanaugh, chair of the Millville Democrat Organization received $189,409 from the county taxpayers. Brendan also donated to Lou’s secret slush fund.
So really, how cheaply can you buy Lou? It doesn’t seem to take a large donation to ensure a very profitable county contract for services. How many of these paybacks were no-bid contracts? courtesy of King Lou?