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Boosting Property-Tax Relief For NJ renters

The affordability initiative could pay dividends to renters statewide, as well as homeowners and businesses

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As New Session Begins, Lawmakers Look To Ease Property Tax Burden For N.J. Homeowners

State lawmakers on Thursday advanced a package of bills aimed at reducing property taxes in New Jersey, taking the first step toward delivering on promises legislators on both sides of the aisle have been making in recent months to make the state more affordable.

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Singleton Bills To Give Financial Relief To Renters, Homeowners Move Forward

TRENTON, NJ — The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday unanimously passed three bills designed to reduce the property tax burden and provide savings for renters and mortgage relief for homeowners.

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New Jersey Democrat Urges Booker, Menendez On Voting Rights

Trenton – In an effort to protect and defend the rights of voters, Senator Troy Singleton introduced SR-28, which would urge the United States Congress to adopt comprehensive voting rights legislation.

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New Jersey Tightens Cybersecurity Rules For Water Systems

The recently passed legislation reinforces cybersecurity and reporting measures and requires water purveyors in the state to develop cybersecurity programs, policies, processes and procedures.

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No More 'Felon Mom'; Expungement Bill Championed By Middletown Woman Becomes Law

It took four years and tireless advocacy, but Middletown mom Nikki Tierney’s crusade to change New Jersey law came to fruition Tuesday.

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Advocates Push For Cheaper Medical Marijuana In NJ

Advocates for medical marijuana are pushing to make it more affordable in New Jersey. They want the state to approve legislation that would allow residents to grow their own cannabis at home. They say the high price at dispensaries is forcing people to buy medical marijuana on the black market or travel out of state where it’s cheaper.

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Singleton, Conaway, Murphy Take Oaths To Represent Bordentown, 7th District In Legislature

TRENTON, NJ — State lawmakers Senator Troy Singleton, Assemblyman Herb Conaway and Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (all D-Burlington) took their respective Oaths of Office on Tuesday to represent the 7th Legislative District in the New Jersey Legislature, of which Bordentown Township, Bordentown City and Fieldsboro are a part of.

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Burlington County Commissioners Select New Director, Deputy Director For 2022

MOUNT HOLLY – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners celebrated the start of the new year at their 2022 Reorganization Meeting on Wednesday where they selected a new director and deputy director and resolved to continue to find new ways to help residents and businesses during the ongoing pandemic.

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Bill Would Send Some Sports Betting Taxes To Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would redirect some sports betting taxes from a state agency to the city of Atlantic City for property tax relief.

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