New Jersey's newest U.S. Senator only has a little over four months to make his mark in Washington. That's because current State Attorney General Jeff Chiesa has no interest in running for the seat in October's special election.
The suspense is over. This afternoon Gov. Chris Christie appointed State Attorney General Jeff Chiesa to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg’s death four days ago. Chiesa will be a placeholder because he says he has no intention of running for the office in the special October election.
While the state awaits a decision from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s office regarding the murder of a Toms River six-year-old, who was allegedly shot by his playmate, many are asking why investigations get moved to other jurisdictions.