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Standing on principle : lessons learned in public life

Author: James J Florio; Bill Bradley
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This political memoir tells the remarkable story of how New Jersey's James J. Florio, a high school dropout, went on to become an attorney, a congressman, and finally one of the nation's most progressive governors--a passionate advocate for health care, gun control, and environmental protection.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1005199233
Named Person: James J Florio; James J Florio
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James J Florio; Bill Bradley
ISBN: 9780813594330 0813594332 9780813594316 0813594316
OCLC Number: 1032702496
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Senator Bill Bradley; Prologue; 1. The Assault Weapons Ban; 2. From Red Hook to Camden; 3. Bitten by the Political Bug; 4. The Congressional Years; 5. If at First You Don't Succeed . . .; 6. Lucinda; 7. The Third Time Is a Charm; 8. Meeting the Challenges in Trenton; 9. Bridging the Partisan Divide; 10. From Public Life to Private Citizen; 11. The Issues I Still Care About; Acknowledgments; Index; Color Plates.
Responsibility: James J. Florio ; foreword by Senator Bill Bradley.
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James J. Florio is best known as Governor of New Jersey from 1990 to 1994. But his career in local, state, and national government is far more varied, and his achievements as a progressive reformer  Read more...

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"Former Gov. Jim Florio Urges Stockton Students to Become Engaged and Informed."--Insider NJ "Florio highlights his autobiography 'Standing on Principle'" by Michael Aron--NJTV "My Five Leading New Read more...

 
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