TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie presented a 33-bill package of reforms aimed at solving New Jersey’s property tax crisis. The bill package will put a hard cap on property tax increases and state spending at 2.5 percent, while giving municipalities, school districts, higher education institutions and county governments tools to control their costs and live within the cap.
TRENTON – Top New Jersey Democrats on Monday unveiled a plan to restore an income tax surcharge on the 16,000 New Jerseyans with taxable incomes of at least $1 million.
SIDNEY, Ohio – Freshway Foods is voluntarily recalling products containing romaine lettuce with a use by date of May 12 or earlier because they have the potential to be contaminated with Escherichia coli O145 bacteria (E. coli O145).
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation Wednesday to simplify and make more predictable regulations governing land-use development applications at the municipal level, encouraging development and lowering costs for New Jersey businesses and job creators.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit financial advisors from using misleading information to make it appear they have special certifications for advising senior citizens was released 7-0 Thursday by the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Victims of the March storms and flooding in New Jersey may have qualified for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit the sale of lottery scratch-off tickets after the top prizes have been won was released Thursday by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee.
CRANFORD – Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots taxpayer organization, will hold a public hearing regarding the group’s model Taxpayers’ Budget for New Jersey on Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at VFW Post #335, 479 South Avenue East, Cranford.
TRENTON – Mother’s Day calls to mind images of flowers, greeting cards and Sunday brunches. But for mothers affected with postpartum depression (PPD) or other perinatal mood disorders (PMD), the holiday is far from joyful. In New Jersey, women have numerous resources available to them to overcome the effects of PMD, but first they must ask for help.
EDISON – New Jersey grassroots environmental groups have launched a national boycott of all BP gas stations until the ongoing oil spill disaster in the Gulf Shore region is contained, cleaned up, and the restoration of destroyed marshlands is underway.