Morristown Mayor Donald Cresitello on the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ campaign to fund schools through an income-based tax rather than through property taxes. (However, experts cited in the Trenton Times piece say that income taxes won’t come close to covering the school tab, which came to about $12.4 billion in 2008.)
I think all schools should be funded through the state. New Jersey needs to get away from home rule. We can’t afford home rule anymore.