Scam too big for New Jersey coming our way

New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine met significant resistance from fellow Democrats in his state’s legislature over his plan to allow municipalities to underfund their pension plans and spend the money elsewhere. Kentucky’s House of Representatives could vote on a similar bill this week. Corzine is reportedly working up an offer his legislature can’t refuse. It’s…

Turning county government into Starbucks

Speaking to the House Local Government Committee Wednesday, Rep. Dennis Keene unwittingly summed up why the state legislature is running in the red. Making the case for a bill to allow local governments to set up satellite offices throughout counties for sheriffs, county clerks, and property valuation administrators, Keene stated that spreading the new offices…