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NJ Municipalities Magazine

 

 



Magazine of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities
Volume 89 • Number 2 • February 2012

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February 2012

Reach Out - A Guide to State Level Advocacy
NJLM ADVOCACY GUIDE

FEATURES

The Problem with Redistricting: No Competition
By Mark J. Magyar, Professor, Rutgers University

The Princetons Make History
Borough + Township = One Princeton

By Robert W. Bruschi, Administrator, Princeton Borough

The First EcoTowne
Our Switch to Natural Products Has Paid Off

By Kathleen M. Fitzpatrick, Director of Administration and Finance and Former Mayor, Cinnaminson

We Must Abolish the ‘Pay to Play Tax’
By Tom Kean, Jr., Republican Leader, New Jersey Senate

It’s Time for New Thinking on Shared Services
By Stephen Sweeney, Senate President

The Lessons of Hurricane Irene
All Emergencies Start and End Locally

By Charles McKenna, Director & Joseph Picciano, P.E., Deputy Director, Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness

Life After COAH 
By Richard E. Constable, III, Acting Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs

Redefining Performance Assessment Review: Setting the Goalposts
By Robert M. Czech, Chair/CEO, New Jersey Civil Service Commission

NJLM Advocacy Guide

New Technologies Improve Security and Service
By Raymond P. Martinez, Chairman and Chief Administrator, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission

The 2011 Clean Air Council Hearing Report
Addressing the Health Impacts of Toxic Air Pollutants

By Pam Mount, Lawrence Councilwoman; Member, New Jersey Clean Air Council
& Ann Marie Arnold, Environmental Specialist, Department of Environmental Protection

The Top 10 Environmental Laws of 2011
By Lewis Goldshore, NJLM Environmental Counsel

How Trenton’s Politics Differs from Washington’s
By Ben Dworkin, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, Rider University

Why New Jersey Needs a Walkable, Urban Future
By Christopher B. Leinberger, President, LOCUS, Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors; Nonresident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution; Professor, University of Michigan

Election 2012 and the ‘Personality Factor’
By Bart Rossi, Ph.D, Political Psychologist, Rossi Psychological Group

New Jersey Women: It’s Your Turn to Lead
By Jean Sinzdak, Director, Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University

League Joins NJEA in Read Across America Celebration

Building a Nation of Readers, One Community at a Time
By Christy Kanaby, Read Across America State Coordinator, New Jersey Education Association

Meet Your New League Officers

Goodell and Steinhardt Appointed to NJLM Legal Team

Municipal Leaders from Shanghai Meet with New Jersey Leaders

Noted Municipal Attorney Cox Will Be Missed

Longtime Assemblyman Alex DeCroce Will Be Missed

 

COLUMNS

From 222 West State Street
By Bill Dressel

As I See It
By Vincent Barrella, Mayor,
Point Pleasant Beach Borough

Washington Watch
By Rodney Frelinghuysen, Congressman, Eleventh District

Under the Gold Dome
By James McQueeny

Labor Relations News & Views
By Brian W. Kronick, Esq.

Legal Q&A
By Matthew Weng

Business Card Directory

Garden Statements
By Taran Samhammer

Datelines
By Danielle Holland

3 BOXES WITH GREEN CHECKMARK IN TOP BOX, MAN IN BACKGROUND
THE REALITY
OF REDISTRICTING

ROOF OR A RED HOUSE BELOW A BLUE SKY
LIFE AFTER COAH

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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