Jeff Pillets

Jeff Pillets appears in the following:

How New Jersey's Top Political Boss Came to Own Some Of Camden's Most Valuable Land

Monday, December 09, 2019

George E. Norcross III runs a political operation considered the most powerful in the state. Now he owns a lot of the land on the Camden waterfront across from downtown Philadelphia. 


Norcross Testifies At Raucous Hearing

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

With some protesters cleared from the room, the Democratic party boss defended a controversial tax break program that benefited his business and his partners.


How The Norcross Political Machine Muscled In On Prime Real Estate In New Jersey's Poorest City

Thursday, October 03, 2019

A Camden nonprofit had a deal to buy waterfront property to fund neighborhood development. But George and Phil Norcross, the state's most powerful unelected leaders, had other ideas.

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State Tax Breaks Rewarded Companies Connected to One Powerful Man. The Governor Just Killed Them — for Now.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Phil Murphy has vetoed an attempt by leaders of his own party to continue a program rife with problems.

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Investigators Hit Norcross Hospital With Fraud Allegation in New Jersey Tax Break Program

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

With a judge's approval, Gov. Murphy's task force offers new evidence that hospital controlled by Democratic boss George Norcross misled the state to win millions in tax breaks. 

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Holtec's $260 Million Tax Break Frozen by NJ EDA

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

The second largest tax break in New Jersey history is on hold after WNYC and ProPublica disclosed that the politically-connected company filed false information on its application.

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A False Answer, A Big Political Connection And $260 Million In Tax Breaks

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Holtec tried to correct its application for an historic tax break five days after WNYC-ProPublica questioned a discrepancy — and five years after the application was approved.

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Emails Reveal Norcross Family’s Pull Over NJ Tax Breaks

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

State officials scrambled to meet the demands of a lawyer at the firm where Philip Norcross, the brother of New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III, is managing partner.


The Norcross Connections

Friday, May 03, 2019

How a powerful South Jersey political boss and his associates influenced legislation and reaped the rewards. Check out our chart that shows how the money flowed.


Norcross Companies in the Crosshairs

Thursday, May 02, 2019

A task force appointed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a hearing on the controversial tax breaks awarded to companies owned or in business with political boss George Norcross.

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NJ Power Broker at Center of Tax-Break Controversy

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Here's George Norcross. Two thirds of the tax breaks in Camden were awarded to his company, business partners and clients of his brother's law firm. That's more than a billion dollars.


NJ Whistle-Blower Case Shows Christie Pressure for Tax Breaks

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Officials working on the state's controversial tax-incentive program say the Christie Administration was more interested in giving out billions than following the rules.

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