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Author Florio, James J., 1937-
Title Standing on principle : lessons learned in public life / James J. Florio ; foreword by Senator Bill Bradley.
Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2018]

Author Florio, James J., 1937-
Subject Florio, James J., 1937-
Governors -- New Jersey -- Biography.
Alt Name Bradley, Bill, 1943-
Description 1 online resource
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 01, 2018).
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.
Summary 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.
Note Includes index.
ISBN 9780813594330 (electronic bk.)
0813594332 (electronic bk.)
9780813594316 (electronic bk.)
0813594316 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1032702496
Additional Format Print version: 0813594294 9780813594293 (OCoLC)1005199233

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