Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Trenton Mayor Wants to Stay in Office Until He’s Sentenced

The mayor of New Jersey’s capital city says he should be allowed to remain in office until he’s sentenced on corruption charges.

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack filed legal papers Monday on his own behalf, arguing that the state should not be allowed to immediately oust him. Citing outstanding motions in which he seeks a new trial, Mack claims his conviction is not “guaranteed.”

Mack was convicted earlier this month of bribery, fraud and extortion.

Under state law, people convicted of corruption cannot continue to hold public office. But since Mack has refused to step down, the state has been forced to go to court to have him removed.

Mack is seeking a Wednesday morning court hearing on his request. A hearing on his removal is scheduled for later Wednesday.

 

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!