War Of Words Over New Jersey Open Space Ballot MeasureThe war of words is heating up in New Jersey after state lawmakers earlier this month put a constitutional amendment on November's ballot seeking more money for open space.
Christie Rails Against Referendum On Tax Use For Open Space PromotionNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday railed against a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would earmark more money for open space preservation.
N.J. Residents To Vote On Whether To Use Taxes For Open Space PromotionNew Jersey voters will cast their ballots on a referendum in November on whether to dedicate a portion of the state's business tax revenue to protecting open space.
Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure AdvancesThere is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.