Articles

Book Reviews:
Ex-senator William Schluter writes book on ‘soft corruption’ – 6/26/17

Letter to the Editor:
A letter to the editor – The Newark Star Ledger – 9/16/16
A letter to the editor – The Record of Hackensack – 9/17/16

Campaign Finance:
New Jersey needs new campaign contributions limits. – The Star Ledger – 9/13/13
N.J. should maximize campaign disclosures. – The Star Ledger – 4/17/13

Ethics:
Don’t celebrate NJ’s ethics yet. – The Star Ledger – 4/02/12
Ex-judges on ethics panel would guard against partisanship. – Asbury Park Press – 6/03/07

Senatorial Courtesy:
Senatorial courtesy rears its ugly head again. – The Star Ledger – 7/13/12
‘Courtesy’ has no place in the Senate. – The Star Ledger – 1/22/10
Senatorial discourtesy – The Record. – 9/10/07

Clean Elections:
Clean Elections a giant step in changing N.J. politics. – The Times – 10/09/07
Clearing the air about clean elections, co-authored with Benjamin Brickner – The Times – 08/14/07
How the legislature subverted “clean elections” law. – The Record – 3/22/07

Property Taxes:
Be inclined to reconsider a property-tax convention. – The Times – 3/15/11
Property taxes: Still the 800-pound gorilla. – The Times – 12/02/07
Property tax reform: They just don’t get it. – The Times – 2/04/07

General:
Initiative and referendum is not all good – or all bad – for N.J. – The Times – 11/26/14
Beware of ‘soft corruption.’ – The Times – 3/29/12
Income gap yawns wider, faster. – The Times – 12/16/11
Candidate selection crucial in struggle against corruption. – The Times – 8/17/09
How much is enough?, co-authored with Tom O’Neill – New Jersey Policy Perspective – July ’07
The Case for Development Impact Fees – New Jersey Municipalities – October ’98
Is the answer to abolish county government? – The Times – 5/12/03