Archive for Tag: lower property taxes

School funding needs structural change to help districts, say Eulner and Piperno

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are advocating for structural changes to school funding to increase state aid for schools and lower property taxes at the same time. The Asbury Park TapInto reported Thursday that Democrat Sen. Vin Gopal is looking for a temporary Band-Aid to...

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Murphy’s school funding announcement falls short again, says DiMaio

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s sign in front of the podium at his press conference today said “fully funding our public schools.” However, despite the optics, schools are still underfunded. Nearly 150 schools are under their formula-defined adequacy level of funding, and almost all that are above their...

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Fully fund schools and cut taxes? Assembly Education Committee GOP members say yes

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans on the Assembly Education Committee echoed the call to raise the bar on state aid for schools that leads to lower property taxes. Assembly GOP Leader John DiMaio on Wednesday unveiled a plan to fully fund schools and then require local governments to lower property...

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