Democrats have doubled our Borough debt, and their policies will make the situation worse. Republicans will fix it.

The Democrats want to continue the record of the last Mayor and administration.  What is that signature accomplishment? Doubling our Borough debt. By our reckoning, the last Mayor, who was the Democratic nominee until replaced by O’Dea, has doubled our Borough’s debt burden to nearly $15 million dollars including the $1.2 million borrowed this year. That is almost $2,000 for every man, woman, and child in the borough without considering the associated $325,000 of annual interest to carry this debt.

What’s worse, this trend will carry on until 2020 with long term budget projections calling for another $2.7MM of additional debt.

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A perspective on the Rental Housing Issue…

The BRMC received this letter from a concerned citizen. Excellent points are made, so we wanted to share.  This is a key issue for our November election:

I am a relatively new resident of Bernardsville, having moved into the borough a little over four years ago. While there are times I couldn’t have imagined a better place to live and raise my family, things are not what people perceive in and around my neighborhood. 
My # 1  issue today is the continued deterioration of the housing situation, specifically the illegal overcrowding of rental properties in the borough. While most of this “stacking” has occurred in the section of the borough known as “Little Italy”, I see it spreading to other neighborhoods and is affecting every Bernardsville homeowner, no matter where you live.

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NEW POLL – Senate Race TIED!

Exciting news in the Garden State!  Stockton University just released a new poll that has the U.S. Senate race between Bob Hugin and Bob Menendez TIED!

Here are some highlights from the poll:

  • The race for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey is a statistical dead heat.
  • Menendez, who was reprimanded by a Senate ethics panel after corruption charges were dismissed following a mistrial, is viewed unfavorably by 54 percent, with 30 percent having favorable views
  • Fifty-nine percent of voters say the corruption charges against Menendez are an extremely important or significant factor in their vote.

We need everyone to get involved now as we are just over a month to election day! Please contact the NJGOP here if you can volunteer, phone bank or go door-to-door!