By James Solomon Jersey City’s 2022 budget is unacceptable. It raises taxes while slashing critical programs, and it is months overdue—a clear indication of the failure of this entire process.To prevent future failures, it is crucial to outline how this happened and what we can do to prevent it from happening again. The first issue […]
“We are deeply troubled by the recent resolutions slammed through by the Hoboken and Jersey City municipal councils that oppose the desperately needed widening of the New Jersey Turnpike extension.”
Councilwoman DeGise will be forgiven, but she can’t be an effective legislator knowing that she violated the public trust.
Given this criminal behavior and blatant disregard for the health and well-being of her constituents as well as the damage to the credibility of her office, we believe Councilwoman DeGise has demonstrated herself unfit for the office she serves.
No matter the circumstances or outcomes, all hit-and-runs deserve the utmost condemnation. It is never acceptable to leave the scene of a crash. It is not only criminal—it reduces the chance someone injured gets timely, possibly life-saving aid.
Jersey City’s residents have struggled greatly with three main core issues embraced and welcomed by Mayor Fulop’s administration: overdevelopment, gentrification, and an underfunded Public School Budget.
My ideological sensibilities are not offended that Amy DeGise hasn’t resigned before her day in court. I vote based on ideology and how that is manifested in a candidate’s policy platform. Character is secondary, for me.
The harsh reality is that the mayor does not explain to residents that our city is underpaying, and hence undervaluing, members of our police force.