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All Options Are Needed to Save Money in Government

Fiscal resources are in a downward spiral and local, county and state governments are being pressed to decide the best course of action to manage within a tight budget constraint.  A recent article in a New Jersey paper entitled “Panel:  Budget Woes Make Future Grim” (Courier News, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011) ended with a comment … Continue reading

Managing in Government Without Hindrances, Part Two

The previous blog on this subject discussed ways to reduce the value of collective bargaining.  I’d like to focus on the second part of Governor Chris Christie’s comments presented in the same recent Trenton Times article involving civil service rules.  The Civil Service system was established as a protection from political intrusion and to assure … Continue reading

Bill Gilmore

Bill Gilmore