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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 12, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Election Day by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ...

Election Results: Passaic Valley Municipalities, Passaic County

Results for local election races are as follows, as of 12 noon today, Nov. 8 from the Passaic County Clerk's Office. Results are not yet official. For more results, visit www.passaiccountynj.org/electionresults. 

 

Little Falls Township Council 
REP - Marc BENITEZ - 1,366
REP - Mercedes GONZALEZ - 1,320
DEM - Tanya SEBER - 1,728
DEM - Christopher ...

Little Falls Board of Education Candidates Outline Goals, Qualifications

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Four candidates are running for the three open, three year terms on the Little Falls Board of Education. One candidate, Frederick DeMarco, is running for the one open, one year unexpired seat. 

TAPinto Passaic Valley sent requests to all the candidates for their goals and qualifications. A response from candidate Michael Murphy was not ...

Public Question #2: Should Contamination Damages Only Be Used to Protect State’s Natural Resources?

Here’s a look at the second statewide public question that voters will be asked when they go to the polls during Tuesday’s general election. It centers around whether moneys collected by the state as reparations for environmental contamination be used only to protect the state’s natural resources.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political organization ...

Public Question #1: Library Construction Bond Act Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local elections on Nov. 7, Garden State voters will also be asked three public questions. The first two are statewide questions focusing on how to spend the public’s money:

Whether to increase financial support to New Jersey public libraries.
Whether to ensure moneys collected by the state as reparations for ...

Little Falls Council Candidates Outline Goals, Qualifications

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Four candidates are running for the two open, one year unexpired seats on the Little Falls Township Council. TAPinto Passaic Valley asked each of the candidates for their goals and qualifications.

Marc Benitez

Dear Residents,

Little Falls has become my home since 2010, residing at The Mill with my fiancée Danielle, a longtime resident of Little Falls, and ...

School Board Candidates From Woodland Park Outline Goals, Qualifications

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Five candidates are running for the three open seats on the Woodland Park Board of Education. One candidate, Lori Brigati, is running for the one open seat representing Woodland Park on the Passaic Valley Regional High School Board of Education. 

TAPinto Passaic Valley sent requests to all the candidates for their goals and qualifications.

Former President Obama to Visit Newark to Campaign For Murphy

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

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