This is the latest in a series of articles from our friends at NJ Spotlight laying out the critical policy challenges that the next governor and Legislature will face, as well as their positions on these issues.
This is the first in a series of articles from our friends at NJ Spotlight laying out the critical policy challenges that the next governor and Legislature will face, as well as their positions on these issues.
Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.
Two new pieces of legislation, dealing with economic incentives and non-condemnation in redevelopment areas, offer opportunities to focus New Jersey’s development in smart-growth areas.
New Jersey Future would like to support the most current version of the Economic Incentives Act, as long as it advances the intent of the original version.
New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.
A significant loophole in the Assembly’s current version of the Economic Opportunity Act would invite sprawl subsidies. There’s still time to fix it.
The New Jersey State League of Municipalities unveiled a proposal to reform the state’s property tax system by shifting part of the burden to a broader state income tax.
A new survey shows that since Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey residents understand better the implications of climate change but don’t want to pay for necessary changes to improve their communities’ resiliency.
A new bill streamlines New Jersey’s portfolio of economic incentives, but unless it is amended it will go too far toward subsidizing sprawl development.