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Zwicker Bill: No Ifs, Ands or Bots Involving Purchases, Elections

December 11, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Looking to strike a balance between innovation, transparency, consumer protection and business bottom lines, a bill prohibiting the use of an online “bot” to communicate or interact for the purpose of misleading during a purchase, or to influence an election, has cleared the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee.

 “While I support and ...

County Planning Board Approves New Parks, Open Space Plan

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The county Planning Board approved a new Parks and Open Space Strategic Plan after voting Dec. 6.

The plan was first scheduled for a public hearing and vote on Oct. 18. But county staffers made substantial changes to the plan after a probe by TAPinto revealed it contained multiple errors, misstatements of fact and dubious claims. That delayed the final public hearing ...

State Senate President to Discuss Economic Solutions

SOMERVILLE, NJ – State Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney will discuss his proposals to fix New Jersey’s economy at a luncheon on Friday, Nov. 30 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. here.

The program, sponsored by the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sweeney’s plan is based on the conclusions of the ...

Changes Proposed for Hunterdon's Open Space Tax

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – Changes to the way Hunterdon spends its open space tax have been proposed and will be the subject of a Dec. 18 public hearing.

The county’s open space tax is assessed – at the discretion of the Freeholders - at up to 3 cents per $100 of a property’s assessed value, in accordance with a referendum first approved by county voters in 1999. The ...

Hunterdon Freeholders Approve $299K for Golf Carts

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The county Freeholders have approved a four year lease and maintenance agreement for golf carts to be used at the county-owned Heron Glen golf course.

The agreement with E-Z- Go, a division of Textron, was approved at the board’s Nov. 20 meeting. It will begin in March and continue through Feb., 2023, at a cost not to exceed $299,805.

Freeholder Director Matt ...

Heron Glen, ATV Trails Remain in Hunterdon's Draft Open Space Plan

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The county has drafted a revised Strategic Parks and Open Space Plan, and questions and comments on the plan can be submitted online or by calling 908-788-1490.

The deadline for comments and questions has been extended to Dec. 5. A public hearing on the revised plan will be continued at 8:15 a.m. Dec. 6 in the county Planning Board Conference Room, which is in ...

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