Category: Jersey City

Fulop: “I used to smoke tons of weed”

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Phil Murphy wants to legalize marijuana in the Garden State, but he gave a non-answer on Wednesday when questioned by reporters as to whether he’d ever smoked pot. The Democrat Governor’s lack of forthrightness seemed to Read More

Naked Trump statue to be auctioned off in Jersey City

A statue of a naked Donald Trump is going on the auction block. … with others in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland in the weeks before the Republican was elected president. The auction will take place on Read More

Jersey City made its own property tax problems; this legislation would prevent future, similar disasters.

By Matt Rooney _ The chickens are coming home to roost in Jersey City, folks. It was predictable. After many years of “payment in lieu to taxes” abuse — the policy which allowed the populous North Jersey urban center to Read More

ROONEY: Jersey City’s Fulop can “return our money at any time” after tax reform slam

Hypocrisy alert, Save Jerseyans:  When news broke that Jersey City is letting its residents prepay their taxes to take advantage of the current SALT deduction, Mayor Steven Fulop‘s office cited the Republicans’ federal tax reform legislation as reason for the extraordinary gesture, Read More

O’Scanlon challenges Jersey City Mayor Fulop to pressure Speaker Prieto to extend Arbitration Cap

Jersey City Police Officers were awarded a 2% pay increase by a state appointed arbitrator this week. – Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, not the Democrat nominee for Governor, declared that the best interests of his city’s residents and taxpayers prevailed, Read More

Jersey City cops living in affordable housing in Newport, sources say

JERSEY CITY — Two Jersey City police officers are sharing an apartment in the city’s Newport section that was set aside as affordable housing for people making less than the cops earn, sources with knowledge of the matter told The Read More