Government

December 15, 2018

Open Letter to Assemblyperson Linda Carter: The Plainfield League of Women Voters requests that you vote “NO” against the redistricting proposal that is slated to come to a vote on Monday.  This proposal is “Gerrymandering” pure and simple.   Eric Holder, the former attorney general during ...

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  Dear Residents, Pollution: We see it on streets, in parking lots, on driveways and lawns. It contaminates our lakes and streams and can taint our drinking water. Stormwater pollution is one of New Jersey’s greatest threats to clean and plentiful water. We can decrease that threat if we all ...

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To the Editor: I am disappointed that a partisan gerrymandering bill has been fast tracked in our state legislature for a December 17th vote.  Simultaneous hearings in the senate and assembly are scheduled tomorrow – December 13. In New Jersey, we're lucky to have an independent, bipartisan ...

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Our state representatives should vote NO on the partisan gerrymandering bills SCR43, SCR152, ACR60, & ACR205. What is "gerrymandering"? Mapping of electoral districts so that one group gets an advantage over another. For example by party affiliation - so that most of the voters for one ...

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Dear Editor: My local government has a lesson for all of us in how to get things done. No, I am not talking about better roads, schools or lower crime and traffic. I am talking about giving the Mayor a raise, and creating a new Chief of Staff position within the Mayor's office. You know the ...

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To The Editor: NJ legislative leaders are supporting a horrible amendment to the NJ Constitution, a purely political proposal to increase the ability of politicians to choose their voters. It would also embed the two-party system into the New Jersey Constitution, a blatant attempt to weaken ...

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Dear Editor: Yesterday was a dark day for America. Donald Trump sanctioned the use of teargas on hundreds of men, women & children at the U.S. border to further bolster his own lies and grandstanding about the nature of these people and their motivations. The migrants at the border right now ...

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Dear Editor, Regarding the deplorable condition of Mt. Arlington Boulevard through Landing, Roxbury Township, since APRIL. The township informed months ago that the state is responsible for paving. The state had claimed it would be paved on October.  We are on our way to December and still ...

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Update from Mayor Shelley Brindle on Nov. 20, 2018 I would like to reiterate Jim and Greg’s comments regarding our efforts during the last storm. We will learn from this unprecedented event and strive to do better. I believe that our DPW, under Greg’s leadership, is second to none and am fully ...

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I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with an upcoming resolution that will be presented on Tuesday Nov. 20 at the Township of  Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting. I recently learned of a resolution that would limit voluntary members on township appointed boards to two consecutive ...

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  To the Residents of Warren Township,   We want to thank the voters of Warren Township for the overwhelming support we received in the November 6th general election.  This would not have been achievable without the hard work of our families, many friends and supporters as well as the ...

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Montclair, NJ - “We are thrilled to congratulate Mikie Sherrill on her impressive win! “Throughout her campaign, Mikie Sherrill has displayed the transparency, responsiveness, and accountability we demand from all of our elected representatives. After 24 years of being underrepresented, after ...

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Plainfield election is over, and it would appear that it will remain politics as usual.   The council remains one mind and the school board plods along with the incumbents.   Mayor Mapp's statement of, "....a failed experiment...."   (to have an alternative for a council seat) was puzzling. I ...

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MAYORS UPDATE 11/6/18 October was a very exciting month as we celebrated Westfield resident Charles Addams in our first ever AddamsFest. ADDAMSFEST It was a weekend that brought our entire community together in a way I haven’t experienced. Despite the rain on Saturday, our DPW worked some ...

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To the Residents of East Brunswick: Last night’s election results spoke loud and clear. I thank you for the message of support shown by the record number of voters turning out for a mid-term election. Electing the team of Wendell, Sullivan, and McEvoy is a validation of the work we began in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - “We are thrilled to congratulate Mikie Sherrill on her impressive win! “Throughout her campaign, Mikie Sherrill has displayed the transparency, responsiveness, and accountability we demand from all of our elected representatives. After 24 years of being underrepresented, after ...

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Dear Editor,   SaveFrost.com, the residential activist organization opposed to redevelopment plans at the dangerous intersection of Summerhill and Old Stage Roads, is calling for candidates to pledge to fight the latest proposal to redevelop the site.   Last month, on September 17, ...

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Dear TAPinto Nutley Editor, As with any election, choosing the best candidate can be challenging due to the amount of misinformation the public is exposed to daily. This is especially true as we depend on the accuracy of the internet to supply all the facts and figures needed to make these ...

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As a longtime Nutley resident and active volunteer in our community and schools, my roots and commitment to our town run deep. After careful consideration of the candidates for Board of Education, I unequivocally support Sal Balsamo, Ryan Kline, and Debbie Russo...4, 5, and 6 on the ballot...for ...

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Nutley Friends and Neighbors: I hope you will join me in supporting my friends Sal Balsamo (4), Ryan Kline (5) and Debbie Russo (6), for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. I feel they are the best candidates for the position, I have found them to be tireless volunteers; always ...

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Dear Editor, With election day approaching, we wanted to reach out and share the Nutley Board of Education’s perspective on the referendum and proposed construction projects at four district schools: Yantacaw, Washington, John H. Walker Middle School and Nutley High School. There seems to be a ...

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I did not grow up in Nutley.  My husband did not grow up in Nutley, but we are happy our children are growing up here.  As someone who grew up in a NYC borough, I can tell you the taxes are low but the education is lackluster.  The schools are overcrowded and way underfunded and there is nothing ...

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As election day gets closer, the amount of misinformation sprinkled around Town continues to spread. Most recently, the focus is on grants. I am not sure why information dating back to 2010 is being discussed as most members of the current governing body were not in office.  So, I want to correct ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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