Thursday, July 8, 2010

Quote of the Day

If Chris Christie wants to make a lasting impression on New Jersey politics, he's going to have to look beyond the budget and the long-standing problem of punitive property taxes. He's going to have to take on the corrupt heart of New Jersey's home-rule empowered cheats, rascals, and thieves. There's no better place to start than the Jersey City School Board.
Thurman Hart in the Star-Ledger. Here's our coverage of the incident inciting Hart's ire, the renewal of Superintendent Charles Epps' contract without adherence to the Open Public Meeting Law, as well as a history, Hart claims, of patronage and double-dipping. Also see NJ Spotlight's coverage, which discusses the DOE's scrutiny of Jersey City's schools.