Letters to the Editor

East Brunswick Democrats Offer No Platform, Only Higher Spending

3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor.jpg
3d1adfd24c5365b115d5_5b0969680de0a2b560de_letter_to_the_editor.jpg

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -

Dear Editor,

As an informed citizen and regular viewer of East Brunswick Township Council meetings, I feel compelled to write a letter to the editor - something I normally do not do. The East Brunswick Republican Team has been putting together responsible budgets for the last four years - each of which spend less than East Brunswick did all the way back in 2006. Every one of these budgets, by the way, have been adopted with both Republican and Democratic support. That is, until the last meeting where one of the Democratic council-members who just happens to be up for election this year, refused to vote for the budget. When challenged to come up with just one cut - he said he was not prepared with any. This is not acceptable behavior from an elected official entrusted to be the custodian of my tax dollars.

Sign Up for E-News

Ever since the election season has started, the East Brunswick Democrats have argued for increased spending, without ever mentioning how they would pay for it. I will answer that question for them: YOUR wallet.

I shudder to think what the Township of East Brunswick's finances would be like if we had a Democrat-led governing body. The East Brunswick Republicans have been fiscally responsible while also putting record investment into our roads and infrastructure. They also have an aggressive economic development plan - one that has lowered vacancy rates on Route 18 the past three years running. We are finally seeing growth within our commercial tax base, the main link to lowering the tax burden on our homeowners.

I will continue to support the East Brunswick team of Ferraro, Hughes, Wendell and LeBlon-Blum because they are the only team with a proven record and plan of enhancing the quality of life in East Brunswick while spending less of my hard earned money; not more.

All the East Brunswick Democrats have to offer are the same tired negative attacks with no plan for how they would pay for the increased spending they propose. Unless of course they were being honest, in which case they would come right out and say it: they will raise my taxes even more.

Sincerely,
Dan Mowers
East Brunswick, NJ

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer. Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

East Brunswick

Pinkin Resolution to Raise Awareness of Gun Violence passes Assembly

May 24, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez, Angela McKnight and Nancy Pinkin resolution to raise awareness of gun violence was voted out of the Assembly 67-0 on Thursday.
            The measure (AJR-100) designates June 2 of each year as “Gun Violence Awareness Day” in New Jersey in order to promote ...

Learn How to “Ace The Interview” at the East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Looking for a new job? East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is here to help. The library offers a special program called “Acing the Interview” on Saturday, June 16 at 10:30 am, which is designed to help jobseekers.

“Acing the Interview” focuses on what many feel is the most stressful part of the job search process: ...

East Brunswick Public Library Launches “EB Grow” Seed Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Every spring, library customers visit East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) to find resources on how to garden. Thanks to a joint partnership between East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, gardeners will be able to get some “seed money” to start their first crops for the year.

The ...

The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2005)

            The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani, a New York Times best selling author, was recommended to me by a young woman who actually came from the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, the place where the novel is set. “The author did such a wonderful job of describing how the town actually is,” said the young lady.

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

            What is the “final frontier” on the Earth's surface? Many people would say Alaska, the 49th state, which was added to the United States fifty years ago. Once one has traveled to that remote land, it is impossible to forget the magnificence of the terrain and beasts. Floating by ship in Glacier Bay, surrounded by ...

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...