Gov. James Florio
A late actor best known for portraying a New Jersey mobster and a former governor remembered for raising taxes are among the newest members of New Jersey’s Hall of Fame.
Roughly 5,100 inmates have escaped from the state’s privately run halfway houses since 2005, according to a report. By contrast, the state’s prisons had three escapes in 2010 and none in the first nine months of 2011.