Governor Christie hasn't officially announced yet that he'll seek a second term next year, but during his most recent town hall meeting in Elmwood Park, he sure sounded like a candidate running for re-election.
Governor Chris Christie insists New Jersey 2% cap on property tax increases is working. Critics say Christie is misleading the public. One lawmaker is pushing legislation that would establish a task force to study the issue.
The Great Recession ended years ago, but New Jersey towns continue their battles to craft a balanced budget. Still recovering from the worst housing collapse since the Great Depression, mayors and local governing bodies attempt to provide as much as possible for as little as possible.