Category: Steven Fulop

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

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

Fulop plays judge (and jury) after release of controversial Jersey City police video

Should the Mayor of Jersey City, or any city, demand the heads of police officers while an investigation is still ongoing? Is that appropriate? Is it helpful? Steven Fulop (D) clearly believes it’s politically expedient; here’s what the almost gubernatorial Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More