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NJ Gets Top Grade for Ethics But Gaps Remain: Report

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

New Jersey got the top grade in a national public accountability survey — but the same report found there are a number of ways vested interests can circumvent campaign finance laws to influence politics in the state.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Grading State Corruption: New Jersey Scores Best?

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

In a new report that grades every state by transparency and corruption, New York ranks 36th and New Jersey is ranked as the least-corrupt state in the nation. WNYC reporters Cindy Rodriguez and Bob Hennelly discuss the findings, the (somewhat flawed) methodology, and what's important when it comes to measuring corruption.

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WNYC News

NY’s Redistricting Policy Gets ‘F’

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A recently released report gives New Jersey high marks when it comes to how the state redraws its legislative districts after each U.S. Census, while New York received a failing grade.

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New Jersey News

NJ Tops Nation for Ethics: Report

Monday, March 19, 2012

New Jersey has done the best job of any state in the nation in enacting anti-corruption laws designed to insure both transparency and public accountability, according to a study done by the Center for Public Integrity, Public Radio International and Global Integrity.

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WNYC News

NY Government Gets 'D' Grade for Corruptibility: Report

Monday, March 19, 2012

Loopholes and lax government enforcement leave New York’s statehouse ripe for misdeeds, according to a new report that measures state’s risk of corruption.

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