Tag: property

NJ-03: Democrat Kim’s property tax history comes under scrutiny

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Democrat Andy Kim, who seeks to topple incumbent Republican Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, hasn’t been in New Jersey very long. A former Obama National Security Council staff member, Kim reportedly “moved back in 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

Lance takes New Jersey’s property tax prepayment case to the IRS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) isn’t giving up on finding a way for New Jerseyans to deduct those property tax prepayments that they scrambled to make late last year. Lance and his Democrat colleague, Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Read More

Murphy fires Scharfenberger for skipping his press conference

By Art Gallagher _ Republican Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger was fired from his job in the Murphy administration this afternoon. PoliticsDW broke the story. “I paid the price for not attending the press conference,” Scharfenberger said when reached by MMM.  The freeholder Read More