Archive for Tag: Farmland

Ag leaders say Sauickie’s farmland appraisal bill ‘single most important positive piece of legislation’

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie’s bill promising fairer farmland assessments conducted for preservation was unanimously approved by a Senate panel this week where it earned the praise of agricultural leaders. “This legislation is easily a home run and helps level the playing field for farmers,” Sauickie (R-Ocean) said...

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Booming warehouse construction warrants more local, county oversight, says South Jersey lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer says she is seeking cooperation from legislative leaders to address her community’s concerns over the continued construction of warehouses in South Jersey. Speaking at an Assembly hearing this week, she urged members from both sides of the aisle to work with her to...

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Sauickie’s bill promising fairer farmland appraisals clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie’s legislation updating the appraisal process for determining the value of farmland acquired for preservation was cleared by an Assembly committee on Monday. “From limiting urban sprawl to providing locally grown produce, preserved farmland benefits communities in so many ways. In order to encourage...

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