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GOP Senator asks AG to investigate Fulop for polling place electioneering

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Playing fast-and-loose with election law is a Hudson County tradition. One Republican legislator says Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (D) went a step too far on Election Day, and she wants Phil Murphy’s attorney general to Read More

Don’t let Jersey City take Airbnb away — Vote no on Nov. 5 | Spadea

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ The very idea that the politicians in Jersey City are on an all-out assault on homeowners and investors speaks to what is wrong in New Jersey. The city government is Read More

A month has passed, and a bill to help Jersey Shore rentals is (still) sitting on Murphy’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy isn’t backing down on his support for a short-term rental tax that’s hurting Jersey Shore rentals this summer. At least not yet. On June 27th, the Governor received legislation (S-3158/A-4814) to exempt homeowners in all Read More

ROONEY: “I don’t know why” Toms River cares about residents renting out their pools

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Toms River homeowners are using the new Swimply app – an Airbnb-like technology – to rent their home pools to neighbors who need a cool break from the summer heat. But some locals and officials in Read More

As summer season begins, Murphy Democrats double-down on Jersey Shore rental tax

TRENTON, N.J. – Shore rentals are getting more expensive, and it’s not a simple matter of supply and demand. Trenton is playing a major role. In July 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed a measure passed by the Democrat-controlled state legislature Read More