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Tax Bill Protesters Gathered in Westfield Find Congressman Lance in Agreement

December 4, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A “flash protest” against the tax bill, organized by Action Together New Jersey, brought dozens of people to Republican Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield Monday. It was one of several simultaneous protests held across the state.

Lance voted “no” to the bill, and said in a statement Nov. 16, “I believe tax reform should ...

Cranford Township Committee Passes Resolution Opposing SALT Deductions

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Township Committee passed a resolution opposing the elimination of state and local tax reduction during Tuesday night’s meeting.

The resolution followed President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, which would eliminate state and local tax reductions.

“It’s a resolution, it’s not particularly binding, but it is very ...

Cranford Township Committee Approves Birchwood Redevelopment Plan

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Township Committee assured residents that their unanimous approval of the redevelopment plan for 215-235 Birchwood Avenue was the best possible outcome during Tuesday night’s meeting.

The Birchwood property was intended for 360 units and a parking garage, but was reduced to 225 units with ground-level parking after the township sold the property in ...

Cranford Township Committee Introduces Birchwood Redevelopment Plan

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Township Committee introduced an ordinance to approve the redevelopment plan for the Birchwood Avenue site at Monday night’s meeting.

The meeting on Monday night was a combined workshop session and official meeting. A review of the redevelopment plan was presented during the workshop session and put to vote during the official meeting.

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New Jersey Veterans Eligible for Income Tax Exemption

December 10, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like veterans to know they may be eligible for an exemption on their income taxes this year.

Military veterans honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active duty by the last day of the tax year are eligible for a $3,000 exemption on their Income Tax return.

Spouses and civil union partners are ...