Jim was discussing this movement by NJ State Senator Raymond Lesniak to ensure veterans who finish first on their exam, do not get passed up for a political appointee for civil service jobs here in NJ. 

Department of Veterans Affairs seal (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Many callers were asking Jim what constitutes civil service preference in NJ. If you visit the NJ State Dept of Military Affairs by clicking HERE, that page explains everything you need to know about what would be necessary to be eligible for civil service preference as a veteran.

If you agree with Senator Lesniak and would like to sign his petition or just learn more about the petition, click HERE.