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Re: MLK City Hall Annex unfinished but taxpayers paying $80,250/month rent
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No, the initial date was February 2017, never 2018. Why would we be paying rent if the date was not until 2018? Really... You are confused... A second ordinance was passed about 7 months later, which I cited in the show, to postpone the date to Septemeber 30, 2017.



Let me get this straight the ground breaking for the project was in July 2016 and you are saying it was to be ready in February 2017? Wow they must have planned to have Superman build it like when he put together his Fortress of Solitude in the Arctic Ice.

7/19/2016 JJ : “a City Hall annex that will house about 300 workers when it opens in February 2018.”

“…. will build the 45,000-square-foot annex and lease it to the city for 20 years at a cost of $36 million. After the lease expires, the city will own the building. The city has said if it built the annex on its own, the cost would be $43 million.”


When you interviewed The Healy Clone what did you mean by “he’s going to be telling a little bit about us”? Oh yeah and nice dig on how crowded the ballot is going to be because of “Mayor Fulop’s misinformation about the election move”. We are not dumb we can all read/study the ballots when they are mailed to our homes and on election day push the buttons. I am pushing all of mine for Mayor Fulop and his Team, we cannot go backwards to the Healy/ Matsikoudis days of NOTHINGNESS. I guess you and the other Clonettes can.

Steve Fulop for Mayor – 1A TEAM FULOP: MOVING JERSEY CITY FOWARD

Rolando Lavarro for At-Large Council – 1B TEAM FULOP
Joyce Waterman for At-Large Council – 2B TEAM FULOP
Daniel Rivera for At-Large Council – 3B TEAM FULOP

Denise Ridley FORWARD A Council – 7C TEAM FULOP
Mira Prinz-Arey FORWARD B Council – 3C TEAM FULOP
John Hanussak FORWARD C Council – 3C TEAM FULOP
Moriah "Mo" Kinberg FORWARD D Council – 5C TEAM FULOP
Jermaine Robinson FORWARD F Council – 5C TEAM FULOP


PS - I figured out what the name of your show is from it's initials "TP" because that is all it is good for when you have guesses like The Healy Clone on.

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You're entitled to your opinion but don't misrepresent the facts. Read the ordinances, which are online. Even when they passed the 2nd ordinance to extend the date to September 30, 2017, it was still less than the minimum 18 months that the Asst Bus Administrator Corrado kept quoting.

Terrence tells me they're having a ribbon cutting tomorrow and the building isn't close to being done.... I think Steve is getting delusional....

As for all the name calling, doesn't add to your credibility.

TP is just short for Talking Politics, the Comcast TV show, which is in my signature....

As for moving the Mayor/ Council race from May to November and the resulting ballot, yes Mayor Fulop kept emailing everyone the City would save $400,000 / year! The Mayor & Council elections are every FOUR years and DO NOT COST $1.6 million but more like $500,000. He also admitted he wanted to do away with the run-off elections. So now we have a run-off in December and not June, when people would be more engaged. Yes, the ballot is huge & confusing....

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Re: MLK City Hall Annex unfinished but taxpayers paying $80,250/month rent
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Rent began September 30th. See the video of the March 2015 Council meeting where we opposed the project as there was no due diligence done by the City. We knew it wouldn't get done on time and it wasn't. There was no penalty for the developer, Brandywine, to complete the building on time. Taxpayers pay no matter what... Another gift from the taxpayers.


Wait I am confused wasn’t the opening planned for February 2018 but that date was pushed up to late October early November 2017 because construction was moving at a fast pace?

Isn’t it a lease to own deal and after the 20 year lease is up the city will own the building?

Are you the woman who I see night after night on Local Cable Access “interviewing” The Healy Clone making up all sorts of BS about Mayor Fulop? What’s up with the Clones hands?

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No, the initial date was February 2017, never 2018. Why would we be paying rent if the date was not until 2018? Really... You are confused... A second ordinance was passed about 7 months later, which I cited in the show, to postpone the date to Septemeber 30, 2017. As the City had done NO due diligence, didn't know they had to transfer some of the HUD Section 108 loan, which took months to do so further backlogged the project. They didn't subdivide the parking lot until June 2015. It's a $36+ Million building with a 25-year lease. The City has already spent almost $4 million in interior work so looks like the $50/sq foot has also proven to be very inadequate. They're about 70% over budget and the building isn't done.

You should watch the show again....

As for that woman, I don't know what you're talking about but I don't think you do either.... I hope you're not planting all this nonsense while you're supposed to be working. I've heard complaints from City workers about all the campaigning that's expected of them...

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TP interview with Bill Matsikoudis
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Posted on: 2017/11/1 5:22
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Meet 3 candidates running for Bd of Ed- show #2
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2017 Board of Ed candidates, Show #2. Meet Amy DeGise, Lorenzo Richardson and Yousef J. Saleh, who are running for 3-year terms.



Posted on: 2017/10/31 17:50
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MLK City Hall Annex unfinished but taxpayers paying $80,250/month rent
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Rent began September 30th. See the video of the March 2015 Council meeting where we opposed the project as there was no due diligence done by the City. We knew it wouldn't get done on time and it wasn't. There was no penalty for the developer, Brandywine, to complete the building on time. Taxpayers pay no matter what... Another gift from the taxpayers.



Posted on: 2017/10/31 17:45
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Re: Meet the 3 candidates running for Ward B
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You're welcome. The last 21 shows are on YouTube.

Posted on: 2017/10/10 20:19
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Meet the 3 candidates running for Ward B
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Meet incumbent Councilman Chris Gadsden, Jessica Hellinger, and Mira Prinz-Arey... The election is Tuesday, Nov 7th. See it on YouTube.



Posted on: 2017/10/10 18:31
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2017 JC Board of Ed Election - Show #1
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Meet Gerald Lyons - 5J and Matthew Schapiro - 3J, who are both running for a 3-year term. Lots of discussion regarding the current state of the school district's finances and the decreasing State Funding.





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Show # 2 Meet Meet AmyDeGise - 1J, Lorenzo Richardson - 4J and Yousef J. Saleh - 2J. They're also running for a 3 year term and 3 slots are available. The election is Tuesday,
Nov 7th.



Posted on: 2017/9/23 16:55
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Re: Wow - LSC's Updated Plans for SciTech Scity
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I don't think the developers are building the school. They're expecting the State to but the State may not even want that location as every student would need to be bused.

The Jersey Avenue extension has been talked about since 1998. It would dump more traffic onto Grand Street, where Mayor Fulop plans to add protected bike lanes. It'll become more dangerous.
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Silly comment. First, the projected project will have access to Johnston Avenue and Phillips Street. Second, the extension of Jersey Avenue into LSP is planned. So yes, it's a direct comparison.

Yes, I was measuring the time to drive from Phllips to Grand; it's around 10 minutes.

I've heard talk of the extension. But it obviously does not currently exist; is not a done deal; and there is no ETA. And I see little indication that its planned existence is included in the property values in the surrounding neighborhood.

And again, if the city sells it to the highest bidder, what will be put there? 10 or 20 story condos? A casino? A big conference center? How much do you think those projects will push for big abatements?


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As far as the 'donation', since it's being paid back....

Incorrect. Yet again, there is NO repayment. They are donations.


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Since we know JC school aid is frozen from the state, and likely diminish because of School Adjustment Aid reforms, what will be the cost to JC taxpayers for this 'free school'?

Why gosh, let's think about this.

Let's say I give you a car. You then pout and proclaim "It's not free, because now I have to pay for the gas, insurance and maintenance!" Does that sound right to you?

The developers are building a public school from scratch, at no cost to the city or its taxpayers. I'd say that qualifies as "free."[/quote]

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Re: Wow - LSC's Updated Plans for SciTech Scity
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Forgot another NYC tax --- the Realty Transfer Tax which NYC has its own. The rate is from 1% to 2.65%. That must generate hundreds of millions of dollars for NYC. The NJ Transfer Tax generated by Jersey City real estate buys and sells is shared between the State and Hudson County! Jersey City gets 0$!

As former Mayor Tony Cucci used to say, Mocco got that land for less than the price of linoleum. It happened under the McCann administration when the city didn't have the money to pay for their pension contributions. That was in the mid-1980s'. The Cucci administration lost the lawsuit... Jersey City has a history of transferring wealth from the taxpayers to developers. Fulop is NO exception.

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Mia's invocation of Mocco is apt. That was some sort of give away to Peter Mocco in the waning hours of the Cucci administration. The City spent years litigating it- won it, only to have politics or something settle it, I think, for almost a give away a second time.

Mia is also directly on point with all the other taxes that NYC has (occupancy tax, portion of sales tax).

I could get a devloper in there tomorrow to devlope it.

Don't we have a hot shot new city planner from Harvard who should be able to structure this. Also, I suspect, the Liberty Harbor Plan itself would permit good commercial developemnet.

And yes, the appraisal will not be worth the paper it is written on. [/quote]

Posted on: 2017/3/22 15:21
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Re: Wow - LSC's Updated Plans for SciTech Scity
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Tonight, ordinance 17-023 is up for a 2nd reading and a vote. Any member of the public can speak on the ordinance, which will probably be up about 6:30 PM. The ordinance transfers 16 acres of very valuable city-owned land at Liberty State Park to the JC Redevelopment Agency for $10. Then the JCRA sells the land to the Liberty Science Center's developer of their choice to build the $276 Million Tech Center. The land will be appraised by the JCRA after the City transfers the land to them. I’ll bet the value of the land will be low balled as the case with some homeowners who sued the JCRA, the City of Jersey City and Peter Mocco on the Liberty Harbor North development. "The settlement in 2012: “The largest unsecured claim against one of the debtors, Liberty Harbor North Inc., stemmed from an $18.6 million judgment.... whom the JCRA hit with a condemnation action in 2004 for their property within the redevelopment area. The Kerrigans' claim against the JCRA translated into a claim against the Liberty Harbor companies based on the redevelopment arrangement.” The family sued the JCRA and Jersey City in state court last year for payment of the condemnation award.... The parties reached the settlement following a June mediation session in state court, with Mocco and the Liberty Harbor companies agreeing to pay the Kerrigans $22.4 million, which includes interest and a $1.4 million bonus payment in lieu of interest that would accrue on the judgment during the payment period. Wonder how much in legal fees that cost the taxpayers of JC?

Today’s email from Mayor Fulop states there’s no other option offered but there is. Why doesn’t the City just lease the land like the State of NJ does to the Liberty Science Center? It’ll be decades before there’s an operating profit to get a partial payment of the land value to the JC taxpayers. The City has done a poor job in billing out the step-ups on the tax abatements let alone making sure they get their fair share. Make it simple, lease the land. Many of the office buildings in downtown Manhattan are on LT leaseholds owned by Trinity Church! The City of Santa Monica owns every parking lot in that city but leases them to private parking companies to run. The Port Authority holds the lease on all the land in Battery Park City in Manhattan and it’s fully developed.

The City of Jersey City needs to bring in other forms of revenue besides property taxes and state and federal aid & grants. It’s all the talk in Trenton for the state to slash JC’s school aid of $419 million annually, which will then be made up by the property tax payers but NOT the abated properties. Mayor Fulop compared Jersey City to what New York City, with its $85 Billion budget is doing to promote tech. Keep in mind that NYC has an income tax for all residents and businesses. Jersey City has none. NYC receives 4.5 % of the 8.875 % sales taxes collected in NYC. Jersey City gets none, all goes to the state. NYC has a Manhattan Commercial Occupancy Tax for all tenant businesses south of 96th Street at the rate of 6%! That’s huge considering Manhattan rents. Jersey City has none. NYC's property tax, which for commercial properties is high, has 4 classes with different rates. Jersey City has one rate for commercial and residential, which falls heavily on the 1 to 4 family homeowner. Homeowners in the boroughs of NYC have always enjoyed low taxes subsidized by commercial properties and the income tax so as to retain their working and middle classes. That was a political decision made decades ago. Jersey City gives away their prime land with 20 to 30-year tax abatements even when facing a reval after 30 years, that will devastate many non-abated 1-4 family homeowners!


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Re: Wow - LSC's Updated Plans for SciTech Scity
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It's obvious that this guy works for Mayor Fulop..... In all my years in JC, I've seen it a million times..... His job is to mute any dissension, especially in an election year... He'll never make any sense. That's the problem with anonymous signatures.


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jcguy05, I guess it's a fantasy that a developer wants to plant a giant development directly to the north of the LSC . . . http://newyorkyimby.com/2017/01/2265- ... n-avenue-jersey-city.html


It IS definitely a fantasy until breaking ground. please..those plots of land around there has been sitting vacant for decades even during the mega real estate booms in 07 and now.

Even with the golf course next door, port liberte (another disaster), and lsc very close, noone wants to touch those lands because of the location and access to....well nothing.

it's a gift someone is willing to develop it and even build school and public space on it. Just giving it away for free to build high density "cookie cutter" condo/rentals there is much better than what it is now... [/quote]

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Re: Wow - LSC's Updated Plans for SciTech Scity
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While you're looking at Google maps, see the Liberty National Golf Course, which is 9/10 of a mile away and has been there since 2009: " Instead, I'm on the club's private vessel, speeding to a round at the $250 million private golf course–the most expensive ever built. The cost of membership: $500,000 plus annual dues. On shore, Liberty's steel and glass clubhouse reflects the Manhattan skyline. " Jul 24, 2009
Inside A $250 Million Golf Course - Forbes
https://www.forbes.com/.../golf-barcla ... golf-liberty-national.htm


As for the sketchy nearby neighborhood, residents have asked the City Council to stop thru ordinance the actions of aggressive buyers of their homes. See this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yWMbrk_kQw






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16 Acres is a whole lot of land. It is the size of the entire World Trade Center site. What experience and background do those in charge of Liberty Science Center have in developing such a huge and high value project.

While the size of the site may be comparable to the WTC, it's really important to consider the context of this property. While it borders LSP on one side, to the west is I78, train tracks, semi-abandoned industrial properties in the triangle between the HBLR, Craven Point Avenue, and Garfield Avenue. West of Garfield Avenue is the worst neighborhood in JC. Take a look at GoogleEarthMaps!

I'm not sure the site, or the surrounding location, proximity to LSP notwithstanding, will ever support a huge and high value project - there is simply nothing there to attract anyone beyond the park. A casino? Maybe, as it's self-contained and you can ignore the surrounds outside of the park. I can't imagine there being interest in a hotel, when there are plenty of hotels located in areas that have some quality to recommend them as a place to stay.


Of course, Fulop wants to back this, and he was gung ho behind a casino and 90 story hotel a few hundred yards away, which would be built on the same landfill and in proximity to the same industrial and sketchy neighborhoods . . . [/quote]

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Re: Stop the give away of taxpayers' city owned land. Ordinance 17-023
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4: Lease the land and use the annual proceeds for the benefit of the taxpayers. Pave the streets with the annual lease $$$.

Every single parking lot in the City of Santa Monica is owned by the city but are managed by outside companies such as SP+ Parking. Let's stop this give away of city assets with these phoney financial arrangements that no one at City Hall has the skills to manage. The City's finance people can't keep track of the tax abatements and the taxpayers don't even get full value of them! Ask Mayor Fulop about Steve Sirocki and his accounting of the tax abatements for 20 years.
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Naysayers & critics: What's your point? What would you prefer?

1: Current plan

2: LSC gets charged market value for land, which likely sinks the project, and leads to 3.

3: The land gets sold to highest bidder, which is back to JC business usual, where nothing but money talks. The land is built out to the maximum possible revenue generating structures with no regard to benefiting the community.

Is there a "4"?[/quote]

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<< Last I heard, LSC is going to pay for the land. It'll be assessed before the sale. If you set up something to advocate an earlier assessment, that sounds fine to me. >> Love to see the latest LSC’s FY 2016 audited statements rather than here say. There’s nothing posted on their website nor in GuideStar. Why doesn’t the City just lease the land like the State of NJ does to the Liberty Science Center? It’ll be decades before there’s an operating profit to get a partial payment of the land value to the JC taxpayers. It wouldn’t surprise me that once the JCRA has the land assessed, it’ll be low balled. Many of the office buildings in downtown Manhattan are on LT leaseholds owned by Trinity Church! Here’s an example of the JCRA dealings with Peter Mocco / Liberty Harbor North. The settlement in 2012: “The largest unsecured claim against one of the debtors, Liberty Harbor North Inc., stemmed from an $18.6 million judgment for Ronald Kerrigan, Katherine Kerrigan and Lynn Kerrigan, whom the JCRA hit with a condemnation action in 2004 for their property within the redevelopment area. The Kerrigans' claim against the JCRA translated into a claim against the Liberty Harbor companies based on the redevelopment arrangement.” The family sued the JCRA and Jersey City in state court last year for payment of the condemnation award, and the JCRA in turn sued Mocco to compel the Liberty Harbor companies to cover the judgment. The parties reached the settlement following a June mediation session in state court, with Mocco and the Liberty Harbor companies agreeing to pay the Kerrigans $22.4 million, which includes interest and a $1.4 million bonus payment in lieu of interest that would accrue on the judgment during the payment period. https://www.law360.com/articles/360928 ... o-settle-condemnation-row Wonder how much in legal fees that cost the taxpayers of JC? As for visitors going to restaurants in Downtown JC, you have to have parking! Soon only those in walking distance and LIFT/Uber users will be patrons.

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It's a 9/10 of a mile drive to the Liberty National Golf Course, where the membership fee when it opened years ago was $500,000! All of the land in that area has some contamination and some land fill! The JC Medical Center was built on contaminated land but they spend $11Million+ to remediate it! A few years back they paid $23 million for 2.5 acres.

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On March 22nd, ordinance 17-023 is up for a 2nd reading and a vote. This is a short 11minute video that you can watch on YouTube . The ordinance transfers 16 acres of very valuable city-owned land to the JC Redevelopment Agency for $1. Then the JCRA sells the land to the Liberty Science Center's redeveloper of their choice to build the $230 Million Tech Center. Their latest 990 tax return available @ June 30, 2015 shows that after 17 years, as the original LSC was built in 1998, they had $22.1 million in revenues but lost $1.9 million! The City loaned the LSC $2.5 million in 2008 as they were strapped. Who knows if they ever paid it back! Now we're to believe that a $22 Million organization, which can't break even, can build a $230 Million++ SciTech Scity. The redeveloper is UNKNOWN... This smells of a huge land grab of taxpayers assets, which will make some developer rich. Watch the video and contact your Councilperson and SAY VOTE NO! Only Councilmen Boggiano & Yun voted NO on the introduction. We need 3 more NO votes...

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Re: Vote No for 2 city questions
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And how many will show up at the run-off election in December during the holiday season, when the elections will be decided?

Also what happens when we have 4 to 6 slates of candidates each with 9 councilmembers plus any independents added to the ballot? New machines at the cost of millions of taxpayer dollars? I've know of 6 candidates interested in running for Mayor.

Please vote No!

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Meet 6 of the 10 candidates running for the 2016 Board of Ed race
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Meet 6 of the 10 candidates running for the Jersey City Board of Ed. Meet Mussab Ali, Kimberly Goycochea, Natalia Ioffe, Sudhan Thomas, Angel Valentin and Gina Verdibello with host Mia Scanga.

Please vote NO on the Referendum question to change the JC Mayoral election from May to November with a run-off in December, the holiday season.

See it on YouTube

Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, Nov 8th. The polls are open from 6AM to 8PM

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One of my readers emailed me regarding my comment, " To be an effective member of the Board of Ed requires a tremendous number of hours and it's unpaid. " Turns out that Vidya Gangadin's husband was hired by Mayor Fulop last year. The reader sent me the link. Vidya is the Board President who is seeking a 2nd term. Another emailed that Ron Greco's wife was also hired by Mayor Fulop to get the teacher's union endorsement and get John Reichart, who works for the Silvermans, on the ticket. It makes you wonder why getting a retired NJ Transit officer on the board is so important. They even hired a heavy hitter to run their campaign, Rebecca Symes, the head of Legal & Govenment Relations for Dixon Advisory, who's bought hundreds of buildings in JC. Does it have to do with getting another vote on the Board to rent space from developers at market rents in luxury building for the 3 and 4 year old programs? Is this another perk, an on-site school, for developers to sell their units and rent out expensive, street level space to the Board of Ed? As you know, tax abated buildings contribute ZERO dollars to the schools' $665 million budget.

BTW a few weeks back, the JC School district got back more local control and only curriculum and programming remain under state supervision. Makes you wonder if we're on our way back to the old days of the late 1980s' of excessive contracts, neoptism, patronage etc. but now the non-abated taxpayers pick up the tab and eventually the State will cut their massive subsidy. Think about that when you're voting. Vote for Gina Verdibello, 2D, an independent.

Don't forget... Look for the public question on the ballot requesting to change the JC Mayoral elections, which includes the full city council, from May to November. Then the run-off election would be in December during the holiday season. Please VOTE NO!

Let's not forget the Assembly race in the 31st District..... Please vote for Matthew Kopko, 1A. Check out Yvonne Balcer's interview with Matt Kopko. Check out his website VoteKopko.com. It's time for Hudson County to have a 2 party system

Posted on: 2015/11/2 21:38
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Talking Politics - Board of Ed Election
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Meet 3 of the 4 candidates running for the Jersey City, NJ Board of Ed. Meet Vidya Gangadin, Marilyn Roman and Gina Verdibello. Please vote NO on the Referendum question to change the JC Mayoral election from May to November with a run-off in December, the holiday season.

Watch it on YouTube

Don't forget to vote on Tuesday. The polls are open from 6AM to 8PM.

Posted on: 2015/10/31 18:23
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Civic JC Forum- Tax Abatements
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The topic is Mayor Fulop's Tax Abatement policy. The panelists were Brigid D'Souza CPA+MBA and Dr Jonathan Wharton from Stevens. There's the
58 minute full version - plus the abbreviated 28 minute version, which is also broadcasting on Channel 51. Soon the abbreviated version will be streaming off the Talking Politics website.

The TV show schedules:
Jersey City - Comcast's public access Channel 51
Mondays at 9:30 PM
Wednesdays at 8:30 PM
Thursdays at 7:30 PM

If you're a Verizon FIOS customer,
Channel 38--- Mondays at 6PM, Wednesdays at 9:30PM and Fridays at 7PM

Over 80 of our shows stream off our website! Watch them any time, any where...... Check them out....

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Info- DT condos on C Columbus
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Does anyone know anything about this building - 167 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AVE? They're condos....

Posted on: 2014/4/1 16:20
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Gothic Towers- 50 Glenwood Ave
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Anyone know anything about this building? Is it a good building to buy into?

Posted on: 2014/3/1 22:49
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2 Talking Politics TV shows- Board of Ed candidates
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Show 1 --- Meet incumbent Carol Lester, 6J, who is running for a 1 year term to fill Marvin Adames remaining term. The other 3 candidates running for a full 3 year term include: Carol Gabriel, 3K, DeJon Morris, 1K, and Kevaan G Walton, 1J. You can now see it on




Show 2 --- Meet candidates Micheline Amy 3I, Jessica Daye, 1I, Ellen Simon, 1P. Incumbent Gerald Lyons, 3N, was selected to fill Marvin Adames position when he resigned to take a Newark Municipal Court judgeship. All 4 candidates are running for a full 3 year term. You can see it now on



Posted on: 2013/10/30 23:10
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Duncan Avenue condos
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Anyone live at 36 Duncan Avenue? Why is the maintenance so high?

Thanks!

Posted on: 2013/5/17 21:46
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Talking Politics 3 elections shows streaming off the website
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Talking Politics has 3 election shows streaming off the website. The first show, which has already broadcasted, is with mayoral candidate Steve Fulop. Jerry Walker was a no show and Jerramah Healy's team did not respond.

The current show broadcasting on cable tv is the Council at Large race. Meet the At Large Candidates with Team Fulop. Jerry Walker's 2 candidates were a no show and incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy's campaign manager did not respond, no surprise. This show airs thru April 25th. Meet incumbent Rolando Lavarro and candidates Joyce Waterman and Daniel Rivera

From April 29th through May 13th, meet the 3 candidates running for Ward E - Fletcher Gensamer- an Independent, Daniel Levin - Team Healy and Candice Osborne- Team Fulop.

All the shows are streaming off our website
The show schedules:
Jersey City - Comcast's public access Channel 51
Mondays at 9:30 PM
Wednesdays at 8:30 PM
Thursdays at 7:30 PM

If you're a Verizon FIOS customer,
Channel 38--- Mondays at 6PM, Wednesdays at 9:30PM and Fridays at 7PM

Over 70 of our shows stream off our website! Watch them any time, any where....
talkingpolitics.net

Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, May 14th!

Posted on: 2013/4/9 20:29
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Re: Work here, live here, get $10,000?
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The City of NY has a residency requirement for all their workers. Granted they have the boroughs which adds lots of choices so that rule may be too restrictive for JC. But positions whereby the city hires at the trainee level as with police & firefighters, it's doable.

Posted on: 2012/8/10 23:19
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Re: Bloomberg: Jersey City borrows $19 million in 2 years for retirement payouts
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<<< Jersey City, which has made payouts to 343 retirees since 2010, will continue to pay for unused leave payouts until Christie and lawmakers act, Mayor Jerramiah Healy told Bloomberg. >>>

That's not true. The city council could pass an ordinance capping the payments at $15,000. The City of New Brunswick has had that legislation on their books since the mid- 1980s'. Consequently their bonding has been zero.....

Posted on: 2012/8/10 22:33
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Historic Ogden Ave - Talking Politics TV Show
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Dennis Doran does a great job describing the history of various places along Ogden Avenue in the Heights. No surprise but the area has a colorful history and Dennis knows his stories. As the camera woman, too much bright sun for this rookie produced some over-exposed scenes. Apologies... If you haven't caught the show, it's streaming off our website, TalkingPolitics.net, and it's broadcasting.

The show schedules:
Jersey City - Comcast's public access Channel 51
Mondays at 9:30 PM
Wednesdays at 8:30 PM
Thursdays at 7:30 PM

If you're a Verizon FIOS customer,
Channel 38--- Mondays at 6PM, Wednesdays at 9:30PM and Fridays at 7PM

Over 70 of our shows stream off our website! Watch them any time, any where...... Check them out....
talkingpolitics.net

Posted on: 2012/5/31 23:13
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