In his $34.4 billion budget proposal for the 2015 fiscal year, Gov. Chris Christie wants to tax electronic cigarettes at the same rate as traditional cigarettes. That tax hike proposal has one Democratic asking if that means the governor is open to other revenue raising taxes.
We all complain about the highest-in-the-nation property taxes in the state, and perhaps, just perhaps, the Governor has given us reason to feel better about the direction the state is going. Or has he? On average last year, property tax bills have climbed an average of 1...
If all 80 members of New Jersey's General Assembly and all 40 state Senators gathered in one room for one full day to talk about property tax relief and reform and invited you to present ideas, would you do it? The Assembly Minority Leader thinks it's worth a try.
Budgets of New Jersey towns and cities are being sapped by the costs of winter storm cleanups. On Friday, the state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson told Townsquare Media the cost to municipalities has to be near $100 million dollars.
Leading Republicans in the New Jersey Assembly say they understand and support the Democrat-controlled legislature's investigation into the Bridgegate scandal that continues to dog Gov. Chris Christie, but they also think a little multitasking wouldn't hurt.