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Archive for October, 2002

Summit Touches Key Causes of Sprawl

Thursday, October 31st, 2002

This over-dependence on property taxes forces New Jersey municipalities to chase new development or “ratables,” and make their land use choices on unbalanced fiscal reasoning, spurring sprawl.

Governor Sets Summit for October 22

Friday, October 11th, 2002

New Jersey has yet to link meaningfully state spending to its State Plan, even though the Plan defines where growth will best benefit New Jersey’s economy and environment, as identified with participation from local governments.

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