They rejected increases in 12 of 14 municipalities that had referenda Wednesday.READ MORE: Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Forcible Touching
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Lambertville voters agreed to allow the township to include garbage collection in property taxes instead of as a separate fee.
The election marked the first time that New Jersey towns asked voters for permission to raise taxes. Towns used to ask the state if they wanted to exceed a 4 percent cap.
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