ELEC waits on rescue money ruling

Dr. FrederickHerrmann, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Law Enforcement Commission, today would not confirm or deny that District 14 Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein would receive relief money under the terms of the Clean Elections program.

Herrmannsaid that if thestate Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC)rulestoday to giveGreenstein rescue funds, that information would be posted on the ELEC websiteat 10 AM on Wednesday.

A participant in the Fair and Clean Elections pilot program, which funds legislative candidates in the 14th district with public dollars, Greenstein filed for $100,000 in state rescue funds after being notified by the campaign's media buyersthata conservative groupwould be running ads using her name on New Jersey 101.5., starting today.

The Princeton-based group, Common Sense America, contends that they are running issue advocacy ads that do not ask voters to take any action within the voting booth. ELEC waits on rescue money ruling