Republicans reject $1.2 billion in new taxes for legislative budget during Assembly committee

June 20,2018

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Trenton NJ,  Assembly Republicans on the budget committee unanimously rejected a competing legislative tax plan today that raises taxes by $1.2 billion dollars. Legislative Democrats swapped Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaires tax and sales tax increase for a corporate tax hike and other tax increases.

“Legislative Democrats keep warning about […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Trenton|2 Comments

HUGIN: Menendez Voted Over 90 Times to Hike Taxes

file photo by Boyd Loving

“Senator Bob Menendez has never seen a tax he didn’t want to hike.”

April 19,2018

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UNION COUNTY NJ, Tax day is yet another reminder of the immense tax burden placed on hard-working New Jerseyans. For years, tax-and-spend politicians like Senator Bob Menendez have voted to increase taxes—including taxes […]

By |April 19th, 2018|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Senator Doherty Slams Gov. Murphy’s Plan to Cut Property Tax Rebates by Half

Governor Murphy Wants to Slash Homestead Benefit Program After Campaigning to Increase Rebates
March 31, 2018

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Ridgewood NJ,Senator Michael Doherty said that Governor Phil Murphy’s budget proposal for 2019 is looking even worse as more details are revealed, including his plan to cut property tax rebates by more than 50 percent next […]

By |March 31st, 2018|Bergen County|2 Comments

State Senator Corrado Accuses Acting Treasurer Muoio of Mishandling & Missing Money, During Her Time as Freeholder

photo acting Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio’

Independent Auditor Was Unable to Determine What Happened to $33 Million in State & Federal Grants, Said $475,000 in County Funds “Unlocated”

March 23, 2018

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Ridgewood NJ,Senator Kristin M. Corrado (R-40) said a new document provided by the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS) raises questions about […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Bergen County|0 Comments

Current School Funding Formula Inherently Unfair

March 24,2018

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River Vale NJ, assemblywomen Holly Schepisi comments on the unfair nature of the school funding formula, “If anyone ever wants to know why I fight so hard to revamp how we fund our schools in New Jersey and why I do not believe that the current formulas are fair, […]

By |March 24th, 2018|Ridgewood Schools|1 Comment

Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz is running for Bergen County Executive

March 5,2018

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Bergenfield NJ, Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz made it official on Sunday with his as promised announcement that he is running for Bergen County Executive. The announcement comes on the heels Steven Lonegan’s declaration of war with the Bergen GOP .

Over 150 people showed for event ,noticeable absent was embattle […]

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February 26,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Petitions for County Committee are available in the Village Clerk’s Office. County Committee members represent their political party in each voting district, and they vote at the convention for the County Officials. There are two County Committee members for the Democratic party and two County Committee members […]

By |February 26th, 2018|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Assemblywomen Threatened at Unemployment Office

February 13,2018

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Hackensack NJ , Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi intervenes in a constituents unemployment claim is almost tossed from the building.

According to Schepisi’s Facebook post  , “Over the past two weeks I watched through social media the struggles of Monica Brinson as she attempts to have an unemployment claim fixed. Today I went to […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Bergen County|8 Comments

Lincoln’s Birthday

February 12,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12 in 1809. He lived for a time in Indiana before moving to Illinois. He worked on a farm, split rails for fences, worked in a store, was a captain in the Black Hawk War, and worked […]

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January 30,2018

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(Wayne, NJ) New Jersey Organization for Economic Growth Chairman Joseph Caruso said the Republican Party should choose someone with private business experience to fill the seat of Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) who announced today that he is retiring from the House of Representatives “We commend Rep. Frelinghuysen for his […]

By |January 30th, 2018|Trenton|0 Comments