Jersey City

Jersey City Wants to Give IDs to Illegals

Declaring ‘sanctuary city’ status back in February wasn’t enough for Jersey City. Nope. Next up? On Wednesday night, City Council approved a municipal ID program in a 7-0 vote, mirroring actions taken by other liberal city centers including Newark and Union City. If the plan clears a second upcoming vote, then ANY Jersey City resident age […]

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Pennacchio: Jersey City’s New Plan is ‘Too Little, Too Late’ After Years of PILOT Abuse

PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) remains one of the driving yet popularly unknown forces driving property taxes in New Jersey. One of the prime offenders? Jersey City which is now pledging to share some of its tax abatement revenue with the local school district. The plan is to share 10% of the annual take but does NOT include […]

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NJGOP Stalwart Russell Maffei Falls Victim to Hit-and-Run Driver

Tragic news this morning, Save Jerseyans. Multiple Save Jersey sources have confirmed that Republican State Committeeman from Hudson County Russell “Russ” Maffei succumbed to his injuries earlier this morning after a Sunday night hit-and-run accident at Paterson Plank Road and 10th Street in North Bergen. According to reports, Maffei and a second victim were crossing the road near the Coach House […]

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Jersey City Formally Declares ‘Sanctuary City’ Status

Earlier today, Save Jerseyans, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop signed an executive order that his office says will solidify the city’s position on being a “sanctuary city” for immigrants who entered the country illegally: Signed #ExecutiveOrder #jerseycity #sanctuarycity – #resist + change will happen at the local level. We won’t be pushed around. — Steven Fulop […]

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Pro-casino signs coming down in Jersey City almost as fast as they go up

JERSEY CITY — With Election Day approaching, hundreds of politically connected signs have been popping up on public property citywide while residents are tasked with deciding whether casino expansion should be permitted. The Jersey City Department of Public Works has taken down roughly 1,500 campaigns signs promoting Board of Education candidates and casino expansion, spokeswoman […]

3 Reasons Why Fulop Might’ve Dropped Out

I’m not a machine Democrat, Save Jerseyans, and likely on advice of counsel, most of them know better than to talk to me. That being said, I’m a Camden County guy (born and raised). I usually know how they think or can at least offer a few educated guesses. This time? I suspect Jersey City Mayor […]

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Jersey City circus ban given final OK

JERSEY CITY — A measure intended to ban circuses from Jersey City was adopted by the City Council tonight to a round of applause from a group of animal lovers. The city law, which was adopted by a 7-1-1 vote, prohibits performances of certain exotic animals. Mayor Steve Fulop has said he proposed the new […]

Appeals court rules against Jersey City in dispute over union-backed law

In a potential setback for construction unions who are benefiting from Jersey City’s residential housing building boom, a federal court yesterday sided with a trade association’s challenge of a city law that requires developers seeking certain tax breaks to hire union and local laborers. The decision by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reverses […]

McGreevey says no council hopes after move to Journal Square area

JERSEY CITY — Former Gov. Jim McGreevey broke some news on Saturday when he appeared on WFMU variety show “Prove it All Night!” — the ex-governor is a new resident of the Journal Square area. McGreevey last year moved to Jersey City from Plainfield, picking an apartment on Kennedy Boulevard near Saint Peter’s University. McGreevey […]

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