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- 04/26/17--20:25: _Proposed Tax Plan W...
- 05/07/17--21:11: _New Health Care Pla...
- 05/29/17--21:48: _Secaucus Adopts 201...
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- 02/05/15--23:29: New Legislation Saves Secaucus Millions
- 05/26/15--20:15: New Jersey May Have to Start Pumping Its Own Gas
- 07/06/15--20:46: President Christie? Fat Chance
- 09/21/15--22:47: Report Says New Jersey Has Worst Tax Burden in America
- 11/03/15--21:36: Tuesday Election Results for Board of Education, Assembly
- 11/10/14--21:20: Elwell Returns to Secaucus After Prison Stint
- 06/09/16--20:12: Mayor Gonnelli Hospitalized After Stroke
- 01/29/17--23:12: Reporter Foresees Possible November Election Fight
- 02/15/17--22:15: Former Mayor Amico Laid to Rest
- 04/05/17--03:57: Gonnelli Team Launches New Website
- 04/26/17--20:25: Proposed Tax Plan Would Hit NJ Homeowners Hard
- 05/07/17--21:11: New Health Care Plan Would Hit New Jersey Hard
- 05/29/17--21:48: Secaucus Adopts 2017 Municipal Budget
- 06/01/17--22:45: Trump to Secaucus: Swim for It
- 06/06/17--03:06: New Jersey Gubernatorial Election Primary Today
- 06/06/17--20:51: Guadagno and Murphy Win NJ Primaries
- 08/29/17--21:53: Is Secaucus’ Prieto Finished as Assembly Speaker?
- 10/04/17--22:32: The Hudson Reporter Highlights Upcoming Election
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation on Thursday that will end the tax-sharing agreement that cost Secaucus millions each year. The act will merge the New Jersey Meadowlands Authority and New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and puts the final nail in the coffin of the agreement that Secaucus Mayor Michael Gonnelli has criticized heavily in the past. Gonnelli reacted jubilantly on
A New Jersey Assemblyman is proposing that the state gradually implements self-service gas stations. Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Red Bank), who clearly needs to be removed from office, is leading the effort to end the New Jersey ban on self-service stations, which are currently illegal in the state. The proposal would require all gas stations to keep one full service island for
The Jersey Journal performed a recent poll in Jersey City and Secaucus to see what people thought about Governor Chris Christie announcing his nomination for the 2016 presidential election. The informal poll simply asked the opinion of passers by, most of whom showed outright disdain for the governor. An online poll conducted by NJ.com reveals that 76 percent […]
In news that should surprise no one, a new report has found that New Jersey carries the highest tax burden in the nation. The website Truth in Accounting found that New Jersey has $52,300 per taxpayer in tax debt due to a $160 billion budget shortfall. The website, which did not include property taxes in its formula, […]
Tuesday’s election results have been tallied and The Hudson Reporter announced Louis Giele, Joan Cali, and Norma Hanley as winners in the Secaucus Board of Education race. Giele and Cali are former teachers and newcomers to the Board of Education while Hanley was an incumbent candidate. Incumbent Kelli D’Addetta narrowly missed re-election while Tom Troyer […]
Former Secaucus mayor Dennis Elwell has returned home following a 30-month stay in federal prison. Elwell was found guilty of accepting a bribe from a federal informant in a statewide sting in 2009 and was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in 2011. He returned to his North End home last month, according to a lengthy profile in […]
The town of Secaucus announced on his Facebook page that Mayor Michael Gonnelli was hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Wednesday evening. The town indicated only that Mayor Gonnelli received treatment and was under doctors’ care. There is was no indication in which hospital he was staying or how long he would be there. Get […]
The Hudson Reporter speculates that the Democratic Party is mobilizing to challenge Secaucus Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Town Council in November. Mayor Gonnelli and four of the six members of the Town Council are up for election in November. Democrats once had significant influence in Secaucus politics but have been minimized since Mayor Dennis […]
Former Secaucus Mayor Paul Amico was laid to rest on Tuesday following a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church. Amico passed away last Thursday at the age of 103. He was an indelible part of the town’s history, serving as mayor from 1964-1991. Amico moved to Secaucus from New York as a young boy and […]
A few weeks ago, the “Moving Secaucus Forward” website was launched to highlight the political achievements of Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Town Council. The group – formerly known under the motto “Take Back Secaucus” – also includes Town Council members John Gerbasio, Robert Costantino, James Clancy, Susan Pirro, Mark Dehnert and William McKeever. The mayor as […]
The tax plan proposed by the White House Wednesday would hammer New Jersey residents by eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes. The removal of the deduction would be a tough blow for New Jersey homeowners, who pay the highest effective tax rate in the nation. According to the Tax Policy Center, eliminating the […]
The American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives would negatively affect New Jersey more than any other state, according to a story on NJ.com. The proposed law would strip health insurance from half a million New Jersey residents and cost the state $30 billion in federal funds over the next decade, leading […]
Secaucus adopted its 2017 Municipal Budget last week and noted that there will be no increase in overall taxes. Despite an increase in the school tax rate, the budget will absorb the increase and not pass it along to residents. The town released a statement with the following quotes from Mayor Michael Gonnelli: For the […]
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his intention to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, an agreement previously struck between 195 nations to improve the environment. The United States leaving the agreement ensures that the world’s biggest polluter historically will not be part of the larger international effort to thwart rising global […]
The New Jersey Gubernatorial primary election will be held today to decide who will be the Republican and Democrat candidates for the state’s next governor. The candidates will be vying to succeed New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who is finishing his second term among record-low poll numbers. In New Jersey, only registered party voters can […]
As expected, Republican Kim Guadagno and Democrat Phil Murphy each handily won in the New Jersey Gubernatorial primary election on Tuesday. Murphy garnered 48 percent of the vote for the Democrats, easily besting Jim Johnson (22 percent) and John Wisniewski (22 percent). He received more than 237,000 of the the nearly half a million votes […]
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus may soon lose his position as New Jersey Assembly Speaker, according to various reports. This week, Democratic Assembly members representing Essex County have pledged their support to Craig Coughlin of Middlesex County. Their support should give Coughlin enough votes to take over leadership of the state legislature’s lower house. Prieto, […]
The Hudson Reporter recently published a rundown of the Secaucus positions at stake on Election Day. While Mayor Michael Gonnelli is running unopposed, a Town Council seat and three Board of Education spots will be contested when voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Novvember 7. Four of the town’s six council seats are up […]