Six months ago, every Republican in the state Assembly voted for a bill that would have required more detailed reporting by the state about the long-term impact of its soaring debt. The bill passed unanimously.
But Governor Christie, a fellow Republican, vetoed the measure, calling any such debt analysis “highly speculative.”Read more
TRENTON - The Assembly this afternoon could not summon the necessary votes to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of A961, as Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21) prevented Democrats - some of them outraged - from peeling away an adequate number of his caucus members.Read more
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie's winning streak remains intact: State lawmakers have still yet to override one of his vetoes.Read more
Looking to restore some transparency, the New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill mandating the state post a complete summary of property tax data online every year.Read more
The state Assembly voted Monday to make information on property taxes more plentiful and accessible to homeowners.Read more
TRENTON – Lawmakers want to force Gov. Chris Christie's administration to share information about property taxes even when the information is unflattering.Read more
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Donald Norcross, D-Camden, that would ensure public work is done by qualified contractors cleared the full Senate Monday. The bill requires that any contractor or subcontractor who contracts for public work must demonstrate that it is a responsible bidder.Read more
I kicked off my Business Spotlight Tour today with a visit to Moorestown High School to meet with the folks from Nutri-Serve Food Management.
Nutri-Serve currently serves 85 school districts, including 27 in Burlington County.
Click here to see the tour.
BORDENTOWN CITY — Twenty-some years ago, Patti DeSantis started collecting postcards. Through the years, her collection grew as she combed eBay, flea markets and auctions for vintage postcards — each providing its own window and glimpse into local history.Read more
MOUNT HOLLY — Burlington County Board of Freeholders on Wednesday reappointed one member of the Bridge Commission and two members of the board that governs the Burlington County Special Services School District and Burlington County Institute of Technology.Read more