Thursday, March 06, 2008

Lessons to be learned from the high taxes/low results scenario in New Jersey

It's the "More money, less to show for it" syndrome which seems to be a recurring theme here locally and statewide.


"But New Jersey residents and businesses have gotten little in return for this spending, taxing, and hiring. In an age when states and cities are moving to performance-based systems that accurately measure their work, for instance, Jersey’s “agencies do not have goals or performance measures,” which will make it difficult to achieve Corzine’s budget reductions, Governing said."

Keep in mind that the word "patronage" can have many definitions and applications.

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