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  • N.J. Scraps 2nd Slogan in Less Than Year

    05/07/2006 12:02:59 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 128 replies · 2,154+ views ^ | 5 6 06 | associated press
    TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey: We're Not So Good With Slogans. The state has jettisoned "Come See For Yourself," its second attempt at a tagline in less than a year. It was the product of a statewide contest set up by then-acting Gov. Richard J. Codey last fall, after he rejected a consultant's offering: "We'll Win You Over." State tourism officials said legal issues led them to scrap the latest slogan, explaining that West Virginia and other states previously used "Come See For Yourself." "We are proceeding without the slogan. We will revisit the next steps at the end of...
  • New Jersey selects new tourism slogan (Come see for yourself)

    01/13/2006 7:52:05 AM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 65 replies · 1,026+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1/12/06 | Inspector Clouseau and Pepe LePew
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - New Jersey announced a new tourism slogan on Thursday in an effort to shrug off the state's grim reputation for traffic jams, mobsters and toxic waste dumps. "New Jersey: Come See for Yourself," was the winning entry in a statewide contest that attracted some 7,800 entries. The public was asked for suggestions after Acting Gov. Richard Codey rejected "New Jersey: We'll Win You Over" -- a slogan devised by an image consultant at the cost of $260,000 -- as too negative. State officials earlier rejected sardonic entries including: "Come Out to New Jersey: It's Not as Bad...