Much to discuss in politics this week as Hoboken’s first Sikh mayor announces a five-member council team to oust his opponents. The broadcast first appeared on Hudson County View.
From the Hudson Media Group’s New Jersey studio, I and John Heinis discuss the week’s most pressing news events.
I had the privilege of joining Hudson County View publisher John Heinis in the studio in North Bergen to discuss the week’s news.
Any talk of raising taxes naturally raises alarms, and compels taxpayers sometimes to comment on social media about why they shouldn’t pay more. But according to an organizer with Jersey City Together, part of a growing broad-based, multi-faith coalition, “If everyone gives a little, it could all add up to a lot,” it could make up a significant budget gap because of drastic reductions in state aid. The original story appeared on Hudson County View.
The Jersey City City Council voted unanimously to approve a one percent payroll tax on all employers in the city to fill a funding gap of nearly $200 million resulting from state cuts. The report originally aired on Hudson County View.