Paul Shives

A Local Look at the Cap Exclusion Bill
Assembly Budget Panel Chair Gary Schaer (D-36) has proposed legislation that would allow towns to exceed the 2% cap on property tax increases -- IF the money is needed as matching funds to hire more police officers.  But what would it really mean in our area...
Toms River Introduces 2012 Budget
Toms River's proposed 2012 budget falls under the two percent cap and with a minimal tax rate increase, but the Township Administrator worries with all the cutting they’ve done there isn’t much left.