They’ve Tried to Make NJ More Affordable, Lawmakers Say
November 17, 2022 | njspotlightnews.org
New Jersey’s top legislative leaders assured a group of municipal officials Wednesday (11/16) that they are addressing oft-raised concerns about taxes and affordability.
For starters, they said the latest state budget beefed up funding for property-tax relief and included another big increase in state aid for public schools, which rely heavily on revenue raised from property taxes to balance their own annual budgets.
NJ SEED: Municipal officials meeting in Atlantic City for the annual League of Municipalities Convention did not get assurances from legislative leaders that the state is likely to be of much help in holding the line on local property taxes.