Corporate Tax Break Added To City Debt, Paints Diaz As A Republican

PERTH AMBOY — Adding to a long list of positions that place her philosophy in line with Republicans Mitt Romney and George W. Bush, a progressive Democratic advocate accused Mayor Wilda Diaz of giving Chevron a 44 percent savings off their property tax bill with an almost $100 million reduction in the assessed property value, a year before the company sold the refinery for $260 million, or almost 25 percent more than its original assessment.

Lt. Governor To Speak In Edison

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno

EDISON — The Edison Chamber of Commerce and several business organizations will present the Economic Forum IV and to bring New Jersey’s Lt Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno to speak to the Central New Jersey business community on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Pines Manor, Edison.