“Dick Codey is clearly the people's governor. He's a New Jersey kind of guy, and people embrace that.
When it comes to the Turnpike or lottery, New Jerseyans are consistent in saying it's a bad idea. The governor is really going have think through the marketing and education plan for this policy, as well as the policy itself.
Leroy J. Jones, Jr. (M.S., NJIT) served four terms in the New Jersey state legislature and as an Essex County freeholder. He is now a partner in 1868 Public Affairs, a Trenton based consulting firm. Mr. Jones can be reached at 609-394-0888.