We may have a “lean democrat” district, but what we don’t have are legislators who are responsive to our community’s needs. For years now we have had to deal with incumbents who worry more about getting leadership positions in their party, and less about passing real reforms that will lower the property tax burden under which our community suffers. It is that  incredibly high tax burden that drives our friends and neighbors out of the state, and the only way to stem that tide is to pass real reforms that are focused on the wellbeing of the towns in our district.

Along with my running mates, Ileana Schirmer (Senate) and Steven Uccio (Assembly), that’s what I am going to do: be an independent voice and make the hard choices in Trenton that are necessary for the long-term welfare of our community, even if it doesn’t make me any friends in my party.

 

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