The gravy train continues to roll without impediment for select groups of employees on the public payroll…Startling amounts of taxpayer-funded booty continue to be dispensed across New Jersey without regard for the common good.
—State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation: The Beat Goes on, waste and abuse in local government employee compensation and benefits
Counties are often political fiefdoms. County freeholders or executive boards get to pad the ranks of public employees with political supporters.
—Brigid Harrison, Montclair State University