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Resource ID: #12650
Subject: Politics
Source: Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)



In a four-month investigation, The Star-Ledger found a patronage system run amok. Of the 32 top officials in the county and city, 27 had relatives on public payrolls. Some $4.8 million in patronage jobs were found, inclucding 100 relatives at a cost of $3.7 million. (July 2 & 3, 1995)

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