It's time for the NJ Legislature to close the loopholes that ALLOWS towns IGNORE the 2% state mandated tax CAP.

user warning: Table './drupal/cache_form' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_form SET data = 'a:35:{s:3:\"#id\";s:9:\"node-form\";s:3:\"nid\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:5:\"54259\";}s:3:\"vid\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:5:\"54260\";}s:3:\"uid\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:1:\"1\";}s:7:\"created\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:10:\"1505772061\";}s:4:\"type\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:5:\"story\";}s:8:\"language\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:0:\"\";}s:7:\"changed\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"hidden\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:10:\"1505772847\";}s:5:\"title\";a:6:{s:5:\"#type\";s:9:\"textfield\";s:6:\"#title\";s:5:\"Title\";s:9:\"#required\";b:1;s:14:\"#default_value\";s:111:\"It\'s time for the NJ Legislature to close the loopholes that ALLOWS towns IGNORE the 2% state mandated tax CAP.\";s:10:\"#maxlength\";i:255;s:7:\"#weight\";i:-5;}s:10:\"body_field\";a:7:{s:12:\"#after_build\";a:2:{i:0;s:14:\"node_teaser_js\";i:1;s:26:\"node_teaser_include_verify\";}s:7:\"#prefix\";s:32:\"<div class=\"body-field-wrapper\">\";s:7:\"#suffix\";s:6:\"</div>\";s:9:\"teaser_js\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"textarea\";s:5:\"#rows\";i:10;s:7:\"#teaser\";s:9:\"edit-body\";s:16:\"#teaser_checkbox\";s:19:\"edit-teaser-include\";s:9:\"#disabled\";b:1;}s:14:\"teaser_include\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"checkbox\";s:6:\"#title\";s:25:\"Show summary in full view\";s:14:\"#default_value\";b:1;s:7:\"#prefix\";s:29:\"<div class=\"teaser-checkbox\">\";s:7:\"#suffix\";s:6:\"</div>\";}s:4:\"body\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"textarea\";s:6:\"#title\";s:4:\"Body\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:1463:\"Southern New Jersey\r\n\r\n Just because you can, does not mean you should. How many times have we all heard that? Well, it seems that just about every other year certain municipalities choose to go their own way, and perform the \"New Jersey 2 step\". In other words, ignore the State\'s property tax 2% CAP. These select towns will give them whatever loophole that Legislators provide, some abuse it more than others. Towns such as Princeton, and Gloucester Township, in Camden County. Both towns have chosen to find ways around that CAP, and there is no relief in sight. Princeton bumped up Property Taxes above 6%, with Gloucester Township raising their 2016 property Taxes a whopping 12%.\r\n\r\nIt is now time for our elected legislators, to close those loopholes, and go to work for the People of New Jersey. By using the word \"extraordinary\" for circumstance that need that extra measure, it\'s time to look at that very word, and not use it as a crutch. The other and most abused \'exemption\" is debt service. Not only does it allow towns to use this highly abused service, but it adds an additional incentive, to borrow, and bond more, and continue to circumvent, and ignore the 2% CAP.\r\n\r\nClose every loophole and analyze every town\'s request to be exempt from the CAP, or even better, put it to a referendum, and let the taxpaying residents decide, if THEIR town should be able to go above the CAP. After all, those are the people that are going to pay for it. \";s:5:\"#rows\";i:20;s:9:\"#required\";b:0;}s:6:\"format\";a:3:{i:1;a:3:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:1:\"1\";s:8:\"#parents\";a:1:{i:0;s:6:\"format\";}}s:6:\"format\";a:1:{s:10:\"guidelines\";a:2:{s:6:\"#title\";s:21:\"Formatting guidelines\";s:6:\"#value\";s:306:\"<ul class=\"tips\"><li>Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.</li><li>Allowed HTML tags: &lt;a&gt; &lt;em&gt; &lt;strong&gt; &lt;cite&gt; &lt;code&gt; &lt;ul&gt; &lt;ol&gt; &lt;li&gt; &lt;dl&gt; &lt;dt&gt; &lt;dd&gt;</li><li>Lines and paragraphs break automatically.</li></ul>\";}}i:2;a:1:{s:6:\"#value\";s:78:\"<p><a href=\"/?q=filter/tips\">More information about formatting options</a></p>\";}}}s:5:\"#node\";O:8:\"stdClass\":29:{s:3:\"nid\";s:5:\"54259\";s:4:\"type\";s:5:\"story\";s:8:\"language\";s:0:\"\";s:3:\"uid\";s:1:\"1\";s:6:\"status\";s:1:\"1\";s:7:\"created\";s:10:\"1505772061\";s:7:\"changed\";s:10:\"1505772847\";s:7:\"comment\";s:1:\"0\";s:7:\"promote\";s:1:\"1\";s:8:\"moderate\";s:1:\"0\";s:6:\"sticky\";s:1:\"0\";s:4:\"tnid\";s:1:\"0\";s:9:\"translate\";s:1:\"0\";s:3:\"vid\";s:5:\"54260\";s:12:\"revision_uid\";s:1:\"1\";s:5:\"title\";s:111:\"It\'s time for the NJ Legislature to close the loopholes that ALLOWS towns IGNORE the 2% state mandated tax CAP.\";s:4:\"body\";s:1463:\"Southern New Jersey\r\n\r\n Just because you can, does not mean you should. How many times have we all heard that? Well, it seems that just about every other year certain municipalities choose to go their own way, and perform the \"New Jersey 2 step\". In other words, ignore the State\'s property tax 2% CAP. These select towns will give them whatever loophole that Legislators provide, some abuse it more than others. Towns such as Princeton, and Gloucester Township, in Camden County. Both towns have chosen to find ways around that CAP, and there is no relief in sight. Princeton bumped up Property Taxes above 6%, with Gloucester Township raising their 2016 property Taxes a whopping 12%.\r\n\r\nIt is now time for our elected legislators, to close those loopholes, and go to work for the People of New Jersey. By using the word \"extraordinary\" for circumstance that need that extra measure, it\'s time to look at that very word, and not use it as a crutch. The other and most abused \'exemption\" is debt service. Not only does it allow towns to use this highly abused service, but it adds an additional incentive, to borrow, and bond more, and continue to circumvent, and ignore the 2% CAP.\r\n\r\nClose every loophole and analyze every town\'s request to be exempt from the CAP, or even better, put it to a referendum, and let the taxpaying residents decide, if THEIR town should be able to go above the CAP. After all, those are the people that are going to pay for it. \";s:6:\"teaser\";s:1463:\"Southern New Jersey\r\n\r\n Just because you can, does not mean you should. How many times have we all heard that? Well, it seems that just about every other year certain municipalities choose to go their own way, and perform the \"New Jersey 2 step\". In other words, ignore the State\'s property tax 2% CAP. These select towns will give them whatever loophole that Legislators provide, some abuse it more than others. Towns such as Princeton, and Gloucester Township, in Camden County. Both towns have chosen to find ways around that CAP, and there is no relief in sight. Princeton bumped up Property Taxes above 6%, with Gloucester Township raising their 2016 property Taxes a whopping 12%.\r\n\r\nIt is now time for our elected legislators, to close those loopholes, and go to work for the People of New Jersey. By using the word \"extraordinary\" for circumstance that need that extra measure, it\'s time to look at that very word, and not use it as a crutch. The other and most abused \'exemption\" is debt service. Not only does it allow towns to use this highly abused service, but it adds an additional incentive, to borrow, and bond more, and continue to circumvent, and ignore the 2% CAP.\r\n\r\nClose every loophole and analyze every town\'s request to be exempt from the CAP, or even better, put it to a referendum, and let the taxpaying residents decide, if THEIR town should be able to go above the CAP. After all, those are the people that are going to pay for it. \";s:3:\"log\";N;s:18:\"revision_timestamp\";s:10:\"1505772847\";s:6:\"format\";s:1:\"1\";s:4:\"name\";s:8:\"GTNAdmin\";s:7:\"picture\";s:0:\"\";s:4:\"data\";s:148:\"a:4:{s:7:\"contact\";i:0;s:13:\"form_build_id\";s:37:\"form-c23b41254bebbb81ed50c73dac05f3c4\";s:14:\"picture_delete\";s:0:\"\";s:14:\"picture_upload\";s:0:\"\";}\";s:8:\"taxonomy\";a:0:{}s:5:\"files\";a:0:{}s:4:\"date\";s:25:\"2017-09-18 17:01:01 -0500\";s:8:\"revision\";b:0;s:4:\"menu\";a:12:{s:10:\"link_title\";s:0:\"\";s:4:\"mlid\";i:0;s:4:\"plid\";i:0;s:9:\"menu_name\";s:13:\"primary-links\";s:6:\"weight\";i:0;s:7:\"options\";a:0:{}s:6:\"module\";s:4:\"menu\";s:8:\"expanded\";i:0;s:6:\"hidden\";i:0;s:12:\"has_children\";i:0;s:10:\"customized\";i:0;s:18:\"parent_depth_limit\";i:8;}}s:6:\"author\";a:8:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"fieldset\";s:7:\"#access\";b:0;s:6:\"#title\";s:21:\"Authoring information\";s:12:\"#collapsible\";b:1;s:10:\"#collapsed\";b:1;s:7:\"#weight\";i:20;s:4:\"name\";a:7:{s:5:\"#type\";s:9:\"textfield\";s:6:\"#title\";s:11:\"Authored by\";s:10:\"#maxlength\";i:60;s:18:\"#autocomplete_path\";s:17:\"user/autocomplete\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:8:\"GTNAdmin\";s:7:\"#weight\";i:-1;s:12:\"#description\";s:35:\"Leave blank for <em>Anonymous</em>.\";}s:4:\"date\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:9:\"textfield\";s:6:\"#title\";s:11:\"Authored on\";s:10:\"#maxlength\";i:25;s:12:\"#description\";s:91:\"Format: <em>2017-09-18 17:01:01 -0500</em>. Leave blank to use the time of form submission.\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:25:\"2017-09-18 17:01:01 -0500\";}}s:7:\"options\";a:9:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"fieldset\";s:7:\"#access\";b:0;s:6:\"#title\";s:18:\"Publishing options\";s:12:\"#collapsible\";b:1;s:10:\"#collapsed\";b:1;s:7:\"#weight\";i:25;s:6:\"status\";a:3:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"checkbox\";s:6:\"#title\";s:9:\"Published\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:1:\"1\";}s:7:\"promote\";a:3:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"checkbox\";s:6:\"#title\";s:22:\"Promoted to front page\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:1:\"1\";}s:6:\"sticky\";a:3:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"checkbox\";s:6:\"#title\";s:22:\"Sticky at top of lists\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:1:\"0\";}}s:7:\"buttons\";a:3:{s:6:\"submit\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"submit\";s:7:\"#access\";b:1;s:6:\"#value\";s:4:\"Save\";s:7:\"#weight\";i:5;s:7:\"#submit\";a:1:{i:0;s:16:\"node_form_submit\";}}s:7:\"preview\";a:4:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"submit\";s:6:\"#value\";s:7:\"Preview\";s:7:\"#weight\";i:10;s:7:\"#submit\";a:1:{i:0;s:23:\"node_form_build_preview\";}}s:6:\"delete\";a:4:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"submit\";s:6:\"#value\";s:6:\"Delete\";s:7:\"#weight\";i:15;s:7:\"#submit\";a:1:{i:0;s:23:\"node_form_delete_submit\";}}}s:9:\"#validate\";a:1:{i:0;s:18:\"node_form_validate\";}s:6:\"#theme\";a:2:{i:0;s:15:\"story_node_form\";i:1;s:9:\"node_form\";}s:11:\"#parameters\";a:3:{i:0;s:15:\"story_node_form\";i:1;a:3:{s:7:\"storage\";N;s:9:\"submitted\";b:0;s:4:\"post\";a:0:{}}i:2;r:67;}s:9:\"#build_id\";s:37:\"form-69901810a79c4bef1d5d3ee3de368067\";s:5:\"#type\";s:4:\"form\";s:11:\"#programmed\";b:0;s:13:\"form_build_id\";a:4:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"hidden\";s:6:\"#value\";s:37:\"form-69901810a79c4bef1d5d3ee3de368067\";s:3:\"#id\";s:37:\"form-69901810a79c4bef1d5d3ee3de368067\";s:5:\"#name\";s:13:\"form_build_id\";}s:7:\"form_id\";a:3:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"hidden\";s:6:\"#value\";s:15:\"story_node_form\";s:3:\"#id\";s:20:\"edit-story-node-form\";}s:12:\"#description\";N;s:11:\"#attributes\";a:1:{s:7:\"enctype\";s:19:\"multipart/form-data\";}s:9:\"#required\";b:0;s:5:\"#tree\";b:0;s:8:\"#parents\";a:0:{}s:7:\"#method\";s:4:\"post\";s:7:\"#action\";s:19:\"/?q=node/54259/edit\";s:6:\"#cache\";b:1;s:4:\"menu\";a:20:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"fieldset\";s:6:\"#title\";s:13:\"Menu settings\";s:7:\"#access\";b:0;s:12:\"#collapsible\";b:1;s:10:\"#collapsed\";b:1;s:5:\"#tree\";b:1;s:7:\"#weight\";i:-2;s:11:\"#attributes\";a:1:{s:5:\"class\";s:14:\"menu-item-form\";}s:4:\"mlid\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:0;}s:6:\"module\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:4:\"menu\";}s:6:\"hidden\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:0;}s:12:\"has_children\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:0;}s:10:\"customized\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:0;}s:7:\"options\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";a:0:{}}s:8:\"expanded\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:0;}s:18:\"parent_depth_limit\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";i:8;}s:5:\"#item\";a:12:{s:10:\"link_title\";s:0:\"\";s:4:\"mlid\";i:0;s:4:\"plid\";i:0;s:9:\"menu_name\";s:13:\"primary-links\";s:6:\"weight\";i:0;s:7:\"options\";a:0:{}s:6:\"module\";s:4:\"menu\";s:8:\"expanded\";i:0;s:6:\"hidden\";i:0;s:12:\"has_children\";i:0;s:10:\"customized\";i:0;s:18:\"parent_depth_limit\";i:8;}s:10:\"link_title\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:9:\"textfield\";s:6:\"#title\";s:15:\"Menu link title\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:0:\"\";s:12:\"#description\";s:133:\"The link text corresponding to this item that should appear in the menu. Leave blank if you do not wish to add this post to the menu.\";s:9:\"#required\";b:0;}s:6:\"parent\";a:6:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"select\";s:6:\"#title\";s:11:\"Parent item\";s:14:\"#default_value\";s:15:\"primary-links:0\";s:8:\"#options\";a:15:{s:12:\"navigation:0\";s:12:\"<Navigation>\";s:14:\"navigation:114\";s:19:\"-- Blogs (disabled)\";s:12:\"navigation:9\";s:26:\"-- Compose tips (disabled)\";s:14:\"navigation:115\";s:21:\"-- Contact (disabled)\";s:14:\"navigation:226\";s:20:\"-- Events (disabled)\";s:15:\"primary-links:0\";s:15:\"<Primary links>\";s:17:\"primary-links:154\";s:7:\"-- Home\";s:17:\"primary-links:166\";s:9:\"-- Videos\";s:17:\"primary-links:162\";s:33:\"-- Calender of Meetings. Council,\";s:17:\"primary-links:142\";s:10:\"-- Contact\";s:17:\"primary-links:163\";s:30:\"-- Terms of Service (disabled)\";s:17:\"primary-links:152\";s:8:\"-- Login\";s:17:\"menu-quicklinks:0\";s:13:\"<Quick Links>\";s:19:\"menu-quicklinks:177\";s:7:\"-- Home\";s:17:\"secondary-links:0\";s:17:\"<Secondary links>\";}s:12:\"#description\";s:156:\"The maximum depth for an item and all its children is fixed at 9. Some menu items may not be available as parents if selecting them would exceed this limit.\";s:11:\"#attributes\";a:1:{s:5:\"class\";s:17:\"menu-title-select\";}}s:6:\"weight\";a:5:{s:5:\"#type\";s:6:\"weight\";s:6:\"#title\";s:6:\"Weight\";s:6:\"#delta\";i:50;s:14:\"#default_value\";i:0;s:12:\"#description\";s:107:\"Optional. In the menu, the heavier items will sink and the lighter items will be positioned nearer the top.\";}}s:7:\"#submit\";a:2:{i:0;s:21:\"menu_node_form_submit\";i:1;s:23:\"upload_node_form_submit\";}s:8:\"moderate\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";s:1:\"0\";}s:11:\"attachments\";a:10:{s:5:\"#type\";s:8:\"fieldset\";s:7:\"#access\";b:0;s:6:\"#title\";s:16:\"File attachments\";s:12:\"#collapsible\";b:1;s:10:\"#collapsed\";b:1;s:12:\"#description\";s:130:\"Changes made to the attachments are not permanent until you save this post. The first \"listed\" file will be included in RSS feeds.\";s:7:\"#prefix\";s:25:\"<div class=\"attachments\">\";s:7:\"#suffix\";s:6:\"</div>\";s:7:\"#weight\";i:30;s:7:\"wrapper\";a:4:{s:7:\"#prefix\";s:25:\"<div id=\"attach-wrapper\">\";s:7:\"#suffix\";s:6:\"</div>\";s:6:\"#theme\";s:15:\"upload_form_new\";s:6:\"#cache\";b:1;}}s:19:\"tac_protected_terms\";a:2:{s:5:\"#type\";s:5:\"value\";s:6:\"#value\";N;}}', created = 1512992447, expire = 1513014047, headers = '', serialized = 1 WHERE cid = 'form_form-69901810a79c4bef1d5d3ee3de368067' in /var/www/includes/cache.inc on line 109.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options