Dysfunction leaves NJ capital city in ‘crisis’ — but officials don’t want state help

March 20, 2022

The government in Trenton is in turmoil but local officials say they are not ready for state intervention. Marc Pfeiffer, assistant director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers, said the city council can ask the Local Government Services Division of the Department of Community Affairs for assistance, but citizen engagement– citizens attending public meetings, digging into local issues, or talk to council members on the street — would be a better solution.

NJ1015.com, March 18 2022

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