Letter, William S. Carpenter to Case, March 31, 1944.
In 1944 Case won a seat in the New Jersey Senate. His major initiative in the state
legislature was his sponsorship of legislative reform regarding civil service
compensation. As Vice-Chairman of the Joint Commission on State Personnel, he advocated
the reclassification of state civil service jobs, and improvements in pay. Dr. William S.
Carpenter of Princeton University, the Commission’s primary consultant, produced a report
that served as the foundation for new legislation. This letter from Carpenter highlights