Author: Scott Alexander

Scott Alexander is the former Republican mayor of the Camden County municipality of Haddon Heights.

The Case for a FY 2015 Tax Cut

By Scott Alexander | The Save Jersey Blog The lines have been drawn and the battle has started, Save Jerseyans. Discussions are underway concerning the viability of a FY 2015 budget year tax cut and these discussions have changed little in substance since Read More

Outsourcing Inmates is Smart Policy

Gloucester County Jail Plan Will Benefit Taxpayers By Scott Alexander | The Save Jersey Blog Gloucester County recently inked deals with four other county jails to house all of its 270 inmates, Save Jerseyans. I really like the idea and think it is Read More

Time to Focus on Local Taxes

Trenton’s Take is Too Large But Local Levies Deserve Greater Taxpayer Scrutiny By Scott Alexander | The Save Jersey Blog Like the citizens of most states, New Jersey residents pay municipal, school, county, sales and income taxes. Seven don’t have income taxes and Read More

Voting for Democracy

Opinion: U.S. Governments Should Do More to Foster Voter Participation By Scott Alexander | The Save Jersey Blog President Obama last night announced the creation of a non-partisan commission to improve the voting experience in America. He tapped Democrat lawyer Bob Bauer and Read More

Jersey’s Moving Van Blues

The Northeast Continues to Rank High in Outbound Moves By Scott Alexander | The Save Jersey Blog The success of any State, County or Municipality can be measured by the desire of people and businesses to move to that location. In a recent Read More

Encourage, Not Discourage Volunteers

Last week the State Senate passed bill S-1650 along party lines to redesign New Jerseys’ EMS, sending it to the Assembly for consideration. Taking a hard, honest look at this legislation is important particularly with Hurricane Sandy bearing down on Read More