New Jersey Named One of the Worst Places to Own a Home

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The Worst and Best States to Be a Homeowner in 2017

February 16,2017
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Ridgewoood NJ, for many buying a home is one of the biggest investments of your life, according to  Craig Casazza at the consumer site ValuePenguin it’s ideal to buy within a state where housing is relatively […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Ridgewood Real estate|0 Comments

The New Jersey pension crisis | IN 60 SECONDS

February 15,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, the New Jersey pension crisis in 60 seconds . Reader says ,” the unions rule NJ and the politicians are at their beck and call. They’re bankrupting the state and municipalities, and taxpayers get screwed at every turn. Benefits should be diminished big time, but the unions […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

Stuck on Stupid :Trenton Drops All Governing Responsibilities to Focus on Trump

February 15,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, public frustration continues to grow towards the New Jersey Assembly spending so much time and energy attacking President Trump instead of focusing on any of New Jerseys myriad of serious problems.

Trenton is ignoring everything from property tax relief, school funding, pension payments and reform, the list is endless. […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Trenton|4 Comments

The Garden State Ranks the 8th Worse Place for Retirees in the US

February 15,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, according to Kiplinger’s exclusive 2016 analysis of state taxes 10 states impose the highest taxes on retirees. Three of them treat Social Security benefits just like Uncle Sam does—taxing as much as 85% of your benefits. Exemptions for other types of retirement income are limited or nonexistent. Property […]

By |February 15th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Corzine 2.0 Phil Murphy Goes Commie

Phil Murphy Hits NJ Campaign Stops Alongside Bernie’s Son, Levi Sanders

By PolitickerNJ Staff • 02/12/17 11:30am

“It is critical we elect progressives like Phil at all levels of government,” asserted Levi Sanders, the son of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The appearance of Sanders yesterday at a pair of campaign events, helped Phil Murphy accomplish two […]

By |February 14th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

New Jersey bucks national trend in Obamacare enrollment

 By Kathleen O’Brien | NJ Advance Media for

on February 09, 2017 at 10:48 AM

New Jersey bucked a national trend of declining enrollment in Obamacare health insurance, but just barely, according to the tally released by the Trump administration.

January provided a roller-coaster timetable for consumers: They could sign up for subsidized health insurance through the […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

This is why NJ once again has the highest auto insurance costs

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By Joe Cutter February 9, 2017 2:33 AM

For the fifth year in a row, New Jersey has the highest average auto insurance costs in the country.

The figures are from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Christine O’Brien, president of the Insurance Council of New Jersey, says this is a result of […]

By |February 9th, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Democratic legislators from New Jersey and New York Dumb as a Box of Rocks

Editorial: PA has nothing to do with Trump order

NorthJersey4:31 p.m. ET Feb. 2, 2017

People can blame the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for many things, but President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority nations is not one of them.

On Wednesday, Democratic legislators from New Jersey and New […]

By |February 5th, 2017|commuters|3 Comments

10 Fastest Growing Jobs In New Jersey In 2017

February 2,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Zippa a career website , New Jersey is, and has been since its founding, a state in change. We’re growing, we’re progressing, we’re constantly on the move, it seems, financially, industrially, technologically, and of course, in the

New Jersey is, and has been since its founding, […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Trump Administration : Sanctuary jurisdictions across the United States willfully violate Federal law

Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. […]

By |January 29th, 2017|2017|0 Comments