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Archive for December, 2006

2006 Year in Review

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

Here are just a few of the facts that shaped our work in 2006 and will continue to have an impact on New Jersey’s future.  Future Facts, and all of New Jersey Future’s research, policy, and advocacy work, are made possible with the generous support of our members.  We would like to thank everyone who […]

Can Property Tax Relief Help Slow Sprawl?

Monday, December 18th, 2006

New Jersey’s overdependence on property taxes to pay for local services, especially schools, is perhaps the most significant factor behind the state’s sprawling growth patterns, which have hurt families, businesses, the environment, and the economy.

The average cost of educating one child in NJ is $12,981, while the median property tax bill […]

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