When the drafters of the federal and New Jersey constitutions established the length of terms for elected leaders from two to six years, they probably thought those were the right lengths to enable those leaders to focus on both short- and long-term issues. Unfortunately, most of the focus has been on the short term with little planning for the longer-term issues. Long-term has come to mean getting past the next election.
Arthur M. Greenbaum, a beloved figure and fixture in New Jersey’s real estate and legal communities for more than 60 years, died Tuesday. He was 91.