New Jersey has 565 municipalities, 583 school districts and 21 county governments. Add in the generally high cost of goods and services and you can begin to see why the state's property taxes have been the highest in the nation for years.
Workers called for higher pay at Newark Airport to bring it in line with the wages the two New York airports pay. A union rep also called for a change in the way jet fuel is paid for to increase revenue for New Jersey.
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