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Resource ID: #20917
Subject: State Government
Source: Asbury Park Press (Neptune, N.J.)
Date: Sept 21 - 28, 2003



These stories published over a period of eight days investigate how almost 120 lawmakers in New Jersey carved out high paying contracts for themselves. Lawmakers could do so legally due to a built-in protection system that did not allow any reform. This report reveals that, essentially, the officials who were part of the Legislature could further their personal businesses with the taxpayer's money.

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