“Pay To Play” Panned

New Jersey’s vaunted “Pay to Play” law was supposed to eliminate the legalized form of bribery by which elected officials award public contracts at taxpayer expense to the campaign contributors that helped them get elected but according to the state comptroller, Matthew Boxer, that statute is worthless and ineffective.

Murders Increased In 2010 As Overall Violent Crime Declined, According To FBI Report

STATE – New Jersey saw a slight decrease in violent crime from 2009 to 2010, but the number of murders increased during that same time period, according to crime data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday.