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GOP tax reform may hit Montclair home values hard
GOP tax reform may hit Montclair home values hard
By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair homeowners should brace for a double-digit decrease in their property values if proposed Republican federal tax reform passes. That’s the alarming message that Township Mayor Robert Jackson had this past weekend at a “Rally Against the Tax Scam” event, which drew more than 200 attendees, sponsored by BlueWaveNJ, NJ 11th for Change and New Jersey Wor
DiVincenzo kicks off re-election campaign for Essex executive
DiVincenzo kicks off re-election campaign for Essex executive
With Governor-Elect Phil Murphy by his side, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. kicked off his re-election campaign for a fifth term Monday. DiVincenzo announced his plans during a press conference at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark, where he was surrounded by officials from the county and state who were there to endorse him. ...
Murphy names Baskerville to transition team for health committee
Murphy names Baskerville to transition team for health committee
By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renee Baskerviile to serve on his transition team regarding health care, the township said Monday. During the course of the next two months Baskerville, a physician, will participate in making recommendations on healthcare-policy issues and initiatives as the new administration prepares to take off

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