Monday, October 01, 2007
Asbury Park Press investigation into public corruption
For those of you that might have missed it, the Asbury Park Press (and six other Gannett papers) began a new series yesterday spotlighting where ethics reform has worked, where it has failed, and where it needs improvement. Apparently, they've spent the last three months measuring the progress of ethics reform in the state.
There are several interesting stories ranging from Bill Gormley, George Norcross and Francis Bodine. But it's their piece on Speaker Joe Roberts and his dealings with Norcross and U.S. Vision that is particularly damning.
Here are some of the more interesting links:
Profiting from Public Service: Four Years Later (main page)
Roberts and the boss: Perfect together
On tapes, Norcross boasts of his political influence