In a Facebook post this morning, Mayor Fulop described a refund made necessary by an overcharge on third quarter property tax bills, as a tax cut.
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Yesterday we sat down with Ward A council candidate Kristen Zadroga-Hart, covering everything from parks to school funding. Here’s our conversation, which has been edited for brevity and clarity.
Ward E Councilman James Solomon has unveiled a plan to strengthen tenants’ rights, triple the number of affordable homes and pass legislation that mandates affordable homes in all new developments.
It was the winter of 2017 and I had had enough, enough of the puddle of water straddling a piece of sidewalk just down the street from my home, enough of homeowners who didn’t give a sh** about their neighbors.
Tomorrow night, Councilman-at-large Rolando Lavarro will attempt to place a resolution on the agenda that would send an ambitious inclusionary zoning ordinance to the Planning Board for review.
Rolando Lavarro announced today that he has collected 2,500 valid petitions and been certified by the City Clerk to run for an at-large seat on the City Council.
Mayoral candidate Lewis Spears has responded to charges from the Fulop campaign that he was a registered Republican who may have supported Republican candidates for state and national office.
Mayoral candidate Lewis Spears has announced that on Saturday he became just the fourth—and the youngest—African American man in 200 years, to garner enough petitions to certify as a mayoral candidate in November’s general election.
Mayor Fulop has cancelled an event featuring “celebrity guest,” rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris, who was set to arrive in the city with a lengthy rap sheet and beset by fresh charges of abusing women.
On Monday, we sat down with Ward F Councilman Jermaine Robinson for a wide-ranging discussion covering everything from developer Peter Mocco to an infamous Zoom meeting on the future of Liberty State Park.