Achieving Genuine Prosperity
20 Ways To Move New Jersey Toward A More Prosperous, Just and Healthy Future
The problems New Jersey faces at the moment are too large for any single community to overcome on its own. In fact, well-intentioned local leaders are often responding to state policies regarding land use and taxation that are beyond local control.
New Jersey’s State Development and Redevelopment Plan addresses all these issues. It is the best tool in hand for accomplishing smart growth, but it has languished without implementation by state officials, who fail to use it consistently in their spending and rule-making, and by local officials, who have frequently ignored its guidance in local planning decisions and zoning.
Following eight years of economic growth, albeit unequal, we have an opportunity to address the issues holding us back from genuine prosperity.
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