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Property taxes

Why has the Corzine campaign done nothing to point out to the widely naive public that Forrester as governor would have NO CONTROL OVER PROPERTY TAXES!!!!

It's the quintessential shell game, and Corzine still has not pointed out this elephant in the room.

Even if you can imagine that the governor can come up with enough to pay homeowners MORE than they pay in state income tax, the governor cannot assure that municipalities, counties, school boards, library boards, fire commissions etc etc, don't raise taxes due on property assessments.

The governor can't control property tax, so even if he gave me back 30% of what I pay in pt, the board of education still can double my taxes to increase them, not decrease them 30%.

And, how does Dougie find the $ to fund these pie-in-the-sky 30% pt refund to me?  Cutting state aid to schools, so my school board raises my pt back the next year.  Then Dougie pats himself on the back and lets local school boards take the heat in this ultimate shell game, of course.  

As old as the hills.  Why aren't we hearing reminders of that?

by Hill on November 06 at 11:17 AM EST

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