Codey on LeBlanc testimony: ‘No comment’

Senate President Richard Codey (D-Essex) refused to comment on testimony delivered today by George LeBlanc, a Democratic budget aide,whosaidlegislators abused a state program dedicated to property tax relief.

LeBlanc gave his testimony in the corruption trial of former Sen. Wayne Bryant (D-Camden).

In a brief conversation with PolitickerNJ.com, Codeysaid his lawyers have advised him against making comments aboutlast year'sstate budget scandals until after the end of the corruption trial of state Sen. Joseph Coniglio (D-Bergen).

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