Northern New Jersey is one of the highest-taxed places in the country. So a tax cut sounds great to a lot of people there. But the House Republican plan being debated this week may actually raise the taxes of many people in the region.
Supporters of holding a constitutional convention to fix problems in state government say they are disappointed with the resounding defeat of the measure in Tuesday’s voting, but they say they are not giving up.
Five years later, homeowners on the East Coast are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy. Even those with insurance are still struggling to get money to rebuild. That’s because thousands of them were systemically underpaid by their insurance companies.