Letters to the Editor

May 12, 2021

Madison has volunteerism and community pride. This is shown through our actions. We have May Day. We have Bottle Hill Day. We have many parent teacher organizations. We have the Rotary, Elks, Kiwanis Club, Free Masons, Forum Club, and Thursday Morning Club. We have private foundations, booster ...

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MADISON, NJ — In a vibrant community like Madison, residents, business owners, and stakeholders can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Madison welcomes LETTERS TO THE EDITOR on everything from schools, municipal government, ...

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Our culture and society has been under attack now for over a year. One of the basic aspects of what makes us Americans, what makes us human, what connects us to each other has been taken away. It has been assaulted by a virus, and eroded by the needed response to it. Our shared communal experiences ...

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There have been some dubious tax increase proposals (and actual tax increases) in New Jersey. The most obvious, and arguably most ridiculous, was Gov Florio's tax on toilet paper. Or an example I used this past Halloween to give my two young daughters their first introduction to how taxes impact ...

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The faculty of the County College of Morris issued a vote of no confidence in their college president, Anthony Iacono, after six professors, including the faculty union president, were fired April 16. The administration made the decision to dismiss the faculty without any consultation with ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ- New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan today released the following statement on the Derek Chauvin decision in Minneapolis: “Today’s decision ends a very difficult time in our nation’s history. I said at the time last year that the actions ...

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This was the right verdict. But as a career prosecutor, I know how even a successful trial verdict can leave the families of victims with a sense of emptiness. A conviction cannot undo the trauma; it can never bring back a lost loved one. We simply hope it can bring some closure to those most in ...

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Prescription drug prices are too high, any New Jerseyan can tell you that. This was true before the global Coronavirus pandemic, during the pandemic, and without action from our leaders it will still be true after. That countless families must struggle to afford basic life-saving medication is a ...

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Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, there has been an unprecedented surge in both firearm sales and gun violence.  Recent economic stress combined with social isolation has intensified the crisis and further highlighted weaknesses in our existing gun safety laws.  However, gun violence ...

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The metal stamping industry is one which produces a high volume of metal components which has a multitude of applications ranging from automotive manufacturing to electronics and much more. This industry has a number of factories in the Garden State, but none in a suburban area, and will soon call ...

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Dear Editor, Senate Bill No 3454, which modified the consequences of Underage Possession or Consumption of Marijuana and was signed into law by Governor Murphy on February 22, will have dangerous consequences for the people of New Jersey, especially children and law enforcement ...

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Governor Murphy, I am a big fan of your work. As a fellow progressive, I have celebrated as we passed the path to $15 minimum hourly wage and expanded paid sick leave. I also appreciate your strong stance during the pandemic with mask mandates alongside restaurant and retail shutdowns. These laws ...

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